40 fire victims may not be allowed to rebuild homes

USJ-R Journalism Intern 08/09/2018

At least 10 families or 40 victims of last August 4’s Barangay Kamputhaw fire may not be able to return and rebuild their burnt homes. This developed after the City Hall’s Division of the Welfare of the…

Guadalupe fire burns five homes

Benjie Talisic 08/07/2018

At least P75, 000 worth of properties were burned in a fire which hit a residential area along V. Rama Avenue corner L. Bacayo Street, Guadalupe, Cebu City at 7:02 p.m. today. The fire which was believed…

Only settlers under 93-1 allowed to rebuild homes

Morexette Marie B. Erram and USJ-R Intern Zena Magto. 08/06/2018

Only families identified as beneficiaries of the 93-1 land swap deal signed last week between Cebu City Hall and the provincial government may be allowed to rebuild their homes in Purok 3, Barangay Camputhaw, Cebu City. Genevieve…

DWUP: ‘Only 93-1 beneficiaries may rebuild homes’

Morexette B. Erram 08/06/2018

Only 93-1 beneficiaries will be allowed to rebuild their homes in Barangay Kamputhaw, Cebu City. Genevieve Alcoseba, operations officer of the Cebu City Government’s Department of Welfare and the Urban Poor (DWUP), said informal settlers who lost…

Kamputhaw fire burns 60 homes

Benjie Talisic, Paul Lauro 08/04/2018

Around 60 homes were burned in an afternoon fire which hit Purok 3, Lower Kamputhaw, Cebu City today. Fire Chief Insp. Noel Ababon, head of the Cebu City Fire Department, said that the fire was believed to…

Some Lapu settlers voluntarily tear down homes

Futch A. Inso 06/11/2018

People living near the coastal area of Lapu-Lapu City have decided to voluntarily tear down their houses instead of letting the city to do the demolition. Mila Uy, head of the City’s Urban Poor Office, said they…

Early morning fire razes 22 homes in Lapu

Noram Mendoza 04/07/2018

AN EARLY morning fire razed 22 houses on Saturday and rendered 25 families or 103 individuals homeless in Sitio San Roque Barangay Pusok, Lapu-Lapu City. Damage was pegged at P250,000 while one person was reported injured when…

Fire victims told: Return to Paradise, rebuild your homes

Norman V. Mendoza 03/23/2018

Hundreds of fire victims in Barangay Pajo, who are staying at evacuation centers, are advised to return to Sitio Paradise and start to rebuild their houses there. Pajo Barangay Captain Junard Chan said that they would allow…

Late afternoon fire razes 300 homes in Lapu

Benjie B. Talisic, Norman V. Mendoza 03/16/2018

A late afternoon fire razed at least 300 homes built along the shorelines of Barangay Pajo, Lapu-Lapu City on Friday. Fire Senior Insp. Eulalio Muñez, officer-in-charge of the Lapu-Lapu City Fire Central District, said that the fire…

Rebuilding lives and damaged homes

Jessa Mae O. Sotto, Nestle L. Semilla 02/20/2018

TRAGIC MONDAY Monday, February 19, saw a string of tragic events in Cebu: an early morning accident at the South Road Properties (SRP) involving an MPV and two motorcycles, which killed two people; the noontime ambush of…

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