Amid Mindanao quake damage, lawmaker seeks probe into use of substandard bars for construction


Posted at Oct 31 2019 06:50 PM

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Agusan del Norte 1st District Rep. Lawrence Fortun is seeking a probe on the alleged entry and use of substandard steel bars for construction in the Philippines. This, as he notes the huge number of homes and buildings damaged by the recent string of earthquakes in Mindanao. Fortun is also batting for the creation of a Department of Disaster Resilience.