Market vendors to hold emegency meeting amid DOH alert status for shellfish poisoning

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo, Futch Anthony Inso 04/10/2018

  The Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH-7) is currently on alert status after coastal waters in Bohol, Leyte, Surigao del Sur and Palawan were found positive of paralytic shellfish poison which is beyond the regulatory…

6.4 magnitude quake off eastern Indonesia, tsunami alert lifted

Inquirer.net 03/26/2018

A 6.4 magnitude earthquake struck off eastern Indonesia in the early hours of Monday, triggering a brief tsunami alert that was swiftly lifted, seismic monitoring organizations said. The quake struck deep at some 171 kilometers (106 miles)…

Heightened alert at Cebu Bus Terminal

Nestle L. Semilla 03/23/2018

AROUND 100 employees of the Cebu Provincial Capitol will be deployed at the Cebu South Bus Terminal (CSBT) next week as part of added security measures to be employed at the terminal as the country celebrates Holy…

54,657 evacuees in Albay go home after Mayon alert level lowered

Inquirer.net 03/06/2018

LEGAZPI CITY–The Albay Public Safety and Emergency Management Office (Apsemo) has ordered the decampment of evacuees still staying in different evacuation centers in Albay. The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology has lowered on Tuesday Mayon Volcano’s…

Stay alert for landslides, storm surges as ‘Basyang’ hits Cebu

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 02/12/2018

Tropical Storm “Basyang” is expected to make landfall in Cebu today (Tuesday), as officials urged Cebuanos to be on alert for possible landslides and flash floods. Those living near coastal areas are also advised to prepare to…

FIRE AND RAIN ALERT

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Benjie B. Talisic 01/16/2018

As heavy rain poured over Cebu and nearby islands, some 28 families or over 80 individuals lost their homes in a fire that gutted at least eight houses in Barangay Duljo-Fatima, Cebu City, on Tuesday morning. It…

Medical personnel on alert during Fiesta Señor celebration – Bernadas

Futch Anthony Inso 01/09/2018

DO NOT forget to bring your maintenance medicines, food and water when attending Fiesta Señor-related activities. This was the advise of Dr. Jaime Bernadas, Regional Director of the Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH)-7, to devotees…

Metro Ayala fire expected to be completely put out today; haze alert lifted

Ador Vincent Mayol 01/07/2018

  The fire at Metro Ayala in Cebu City is expected to be completely put out by firefighters within the day. Senior Supt. Samuel Tadeo, chief of the Bureau of Fire and Protection in Central Visayas (BFP-7),…

Haze alert up

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo, Jessa Mae O. Sotto, Morexette B. Erram, Rosalie Abatayo 01/06/2018

People urged to protect selves from smoke, avoid area near fire scene Take precautions for the smoke coming from the ongoing Gaisano Metro Ayala store fire. Nagiel Bañacia, Cebu City Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office (CCDRRMO) chief,…

ALERT UP FOR THE NEW YEAR

Jessa Mae O. Sotto, Nestle L. Semilla, Rosalie O. Abatayo 12/30/2017

Police warning: You can get arrested for exploding firecracker outside of the designated zone The public is warned against exploding firecrackers outside of the designated areas or they will face arrest, even as the police, the Department…