Housing for landslide hit families in the works

Rosalie O. Abatayo 09/25/2018

LOW-rise socialized housing buildings were being considered as the new homes of families displaced by the massive landslide in Sitios Tagaytay and Sindulan in Barangay Tinaan in Naga City. Naga City Mayor Kristine Chiong on Tuesday, said…

Untangling the Gridlock: New roads for a better Cebu

Rosalie O. Abatayo 09/25/2018

With the growing count of vehicles on the streets of Metro Cebu and the daily economic losses due to traffic comes the demand for bigger and better roads. Three big ticket projects with an accumulated cost of…

Health issues add woes to Naga slide survivors

Rosalie O. Abatayo 09/24/2018

Aside from the pain of having lost their homes and loved ones, landslide survivors massed in various evacuation centers in Naga City, south Cebu, also need to deal with various health problems. Diarrhea, cough, colds and fever…

NAGA LANDSLIDE UPDATE: Death toll climbs to 54

Rosalie O. Abatayo 09/24/2018

As of 2 p.m. on Monday (September 24), the number of bodies recovered from the landslide in Sitios Sindulan and Tagaytay, Barangay Tinaan, Naga City has climbed to 54. At least 51 fatalities were retrieved from the…

NAGA LANDSLIDE UPDATE: 52 DEATHS

Rosalie O. Abatayo, USJ-R Intern Zena Magto 09/24/2018

At least 52 fatalities were recorded by authorities after a massive landslide that hit Sitio Sindulan, Barangay Tinaan, City of Naga as of 8:30 a.m. on Monday (September 24). Six unidentified bodies were recovered from the landslide…

NO GIVING UP: 46 bodies recovered, 47 still missing

Rosalie O. Abatayo 09/24/2018

The chances may be low but the incident management team of the Sitio Sindulan landslide is not losing hope in finding lives under the rubble. Baltazar Tribunalo Jr., the incident post ground commander and chief of the…

RESCUER’S TALE: To be of service to others in the best way he knows how

Correspondent and Zena V. Magto, Rosalie O. Abatayo, USJ-R Intern 09/24/2018

DANNY Lendio has been away from his family and home in Bendoy, Negros Oriental since Friday afternoon. Lendio, a maintenance worker of the first engineering district of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) in Negros…

NAGA LANDSLIDE: One family, 7 members, laid to rest today

Rosalie O. Abatayo 09/24/2018

The seven members of the Campanilla family who perished in the massive landslide that hit Sitio Sindulan, Barangay Tinaan in Naga City, Cebu last Thursday will be laid to rest today, September 24. Jenessa Campanilla, 32, one…

No survivors found, death toll rises to 29 Rains continue to hamper rescue operations

Rosalie O. Abatayo 09/21/2018

  Over thirty-six hours of search, rescue and recovery operations in the landslide area in Sitio Sindulan, Barangay Tinaan in Naga City have already yielded 29 dead bodies, saved 8 persons and left 41 individuals unaccounted. On…

DENR to investigate cause of Naga landslide

Rosalie O. Abatayo 09/21/2018

Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu conducted a site inspection at the landslide area at Sitio Sindulan, Barangay Tinaan in the City of Naga on Friday noon (September 21). In a brief interview with the media, Cimatu said he…

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