Sen. Bong Revilla laments lack of PDAF, says it could have been used for Yolanda victims

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ABS-CBN News correspondent Chiara Zambrano (via ABS-CBNNews.com) reports that during his visit in Ormoc, Leyte, Senator Ramon "Bong" Revilla Jr. expressed that he "regrets the Supreme Court (SC) decision declaring the pork barrel unconstitutional."

 

Revilla, who distributed relief goods to Typhoon Yolanda victims, explained that "more people in disaster situations could be assisted had the Priority Development Assistance Funds (PDAF) been on hand." He pointed out: "Well, kung meron tayong PDAF, mas marami sana tayong matutulungan sa mga naapektuhan ng bagyo. Maidadagdag yan sa calamity fund, sa mga healthcare, maraming matutulungan (Well, if we had PDAF, we’d be able to help more people who were affected by the typhoon. It would be added to the calamity fund, healthcare, and generally help a lot of people)."

 

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