Tens of families evacuated, tourism activities paused in Cebu province

Morexette B. Erram 02/13/2018

  78 families from three towns in southern Cebu were evacuated as tropical depression Basyang is expected to arrive in Cebu anytime today. As of noontime today, 64 families from Barangay Sta. Felomina in Alegria; 6 families…

WWII bomb defused in Hong Kong after thousands evacuated

AFP 02/01/2018

A wartime bomb was defused in Hong Kong on Thursday after forcing a busy commercial district into lockdown, with roads closed and thousands evacuated from surrounding shops, hotels and offices. It was the second time within a…

Customers, personnel safely evacuated in Metro Ayala fire

Connie E. Fernandez 01/06/2018

CEBU CITY—Management of Metro Ayala confirmed that the ongoing fire started from the third floor of the department store inside Ayala Center Cebu at the Cebu Business Park here. In a two-paragraph statement sent to the local…

800 Toledo City residents evacuated due to flooding, landslides

Nestle Semilla, Rosalie Abatayo 01/01/2018

CEBU CITY—Not one of them had the energy nor the enthusiasm to celebrate the New Year. At least 800 residents from 16 villages in Toledo City, midwest Cebu, slept through the night in the evacuation centers as…

IT Park employees, residents temporarily evacuated due to vintage bomb extraction

Chris Ligan 12/20/2017

Workers in seven IT park buildings and residents near the area were temporarily evacuated during the extraction of a vintage bomb found in a construction site at the Cebu IT Park in Barangay Apas, Cebu City. Employees…

35 persons evacuated after Urduja rains cause floods in two north Cebu towns

Morexette B. Erram 12/15/2017

  Thirty five persons or seven families were evacuated in two northern towns in Cebu after rains brought about by tropical storm Urduja cause water levels in these areas to rise. Five families or 25 persons were…

Villagers evacuated from two Clarin barangays

Jhunnex Napallacan 04/22/2017

An undetermined number of residents of the villages of Nahawan and Bacani in the town of Clarin in Bohol were evacuated by the municipal government amid a fierce firefight in Bacani between government troops and members of…

500 people evacuated at height of Crising in Mandaue City

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 04/17/2017

  MANDAUE City’s response teams were busy evacuating some families during last Sunday’s heavy rains and flooding. Felix Suico, head of the Mandaue City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (MCDRRMO), said that they had to evacuate…

75,000 evacuated in Greece to defuse 227-kilo WWII bomb

AP 02/12/2017

Thessaloniki, Greece — Authorities in the northern Greek city of Thessaloniki were evacuating an estimated 75,000 people Sunday in order to defuse a 500-pound (227-kilogram) unexploded World War II bomb found under a gas station. The evacuation…