Boracay flood riles residents

Inquirer 12/14/2017

ILOILO CITY — Residents of Boracay Island have expressed outrage and frustration over flooded areas along the island’s main road. The flooding, which was worsened by heavy rains in recent days, has inconvenienced residents and tourists especially…

City councilors ask Mayor Osmeña: Whatever happened to flood control?

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 10/17/2017

2018 ANNUAL BUDGET A whopping P313- million budget proposal for garbage collection, versus a measly total of P30.8- million allocation for drainage and flood control projects, has gotten opposition Cebu City councilors off their feet and into…

GARBAGE OVER FLOOD

Jose Santino S. Bunachita, USJ-R Intern Rosalie Abatayo 10/16/2017

Osmeña hit for prioritizing garbage collection over flood control program in 2018 budget It takes only 20 minutes of heavy rain for floodwaters to reach knee-deep in downtown Cebu City. Yet flood control appears to be not…

Oplan Alis Kuto in Guadalupe school disrupted by flood

USJ-R Intern Patricia Erlaine N. Luardo 09/29/2017

ABOUT a hundred students of Guadalupe Elementary School were stranded by flood at the school’s mini cultural center on Friday morning. The students were supposed to join the annual nationwide Oplan Alis Kuto in Cebu. However, the…

Cebu City responders told to monitor landslide, flood prone areas

09/25/2017

The Cebu City Disaster Risk Reduction Management (CCDRRMC) called on all Barangay Disaster Management teams to stay alert for possible landslide and flood occurences following Monday’s rainfall in Cebu City. Nagiel Banacia, CCDRRMC Chief, said in his…

Monday’s rain flood three zones, relocation site in Mandaue City

Norman V. Mendoza 09/19/2017

LAST Monday’s rain flooded three zones or sitios in Barangay Pakna-an with more than a thousand homes in ankle-deep floodwater after the Butuanon River overflowed in the evening. At the 6.5-hectare relocation site in Barangay Pakna-an, 40-year-old…

Rains leave knee-deep flood in Tagbilaran City

Inquirer.net 07/06/2017

TAGBILARAN CITY, Bohol — After two hours of rain, several areas in this city were flooded on Thursday. The heavy rain started around 10:30 a.m., triggering knee-deep flood on H. Grupo Street. Heavy rains also turned Lamdagan…

Residents want to leave Sirao for fear of another landslide

06/07/2017

THE occupants of five houses that were damaged by the landslide that hit Sitio Langub, Barangay Sirao, Cebu City after a heavy downpour last Monday have already left the area and are living with their relatives at…

Flood hits Paknaan relocation site anew

Norman V. Mendoza 05/24/2017

Houses at the relocation site in Barangay Paknaan, Mandaue City were once again submerged in flood waters after the Butuanon River overflowd following a heavy downpour past 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday. Houses in Zones Talong, Sili and…

FLOOD KILLS 9 ON EASTER SUNDAY

Doris C. Bongcac, Inquirer, Izobelle T. Pulgo, Jhunnex Napallacan, Joey Gabieta, Jose Santino S. Bunachita 04/16/2017

  Matters related to security and fear of terrorist attacks have momentarily taken a back seat as heavy rainfall spawned by tropical depression “Crising” caused widespread flooding in Cebu, leaving at least nine persons dead, half of…

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