Kerwin’s henchman killed in shootout with Ormoc cops

Inquirer.net 03/11/2018

ORMOC CITY — One of the top henchmen of self-confessed drug lord Rolando “Kerwin” Espinosa Jr. was killed in an alleged shootout with police officers on Saturday night in Ormoc City, Leyte. Max C. Miro allegedly put…

Ormoc quake victims get P1-M aid

PR 01/30/2018

The candidates for Binibining Cebu 2017 travelled to Ormoc City last December 9 to visit the families affected by the earthquake that hit the city in the middle of 2017. The candidates headed by Binibining Cebu 2017…

Capitol to release P1M cash aid to Ormoc City

Morexette Marie B. Erram 12/12/2017

  THE Cebu Provincial Government is set to hand over next week a P1 million aid to the Ormoc City Government, to help the city manage the effects of the 6.5 earthquake which hit the area last…

Ormoc City to receive P1 milion calamity aid from Cebu Province next week

Morexette B. Erram 12/12/2017

By next week, Ormoc City in Leyte is expected to receive the P1 million calamity aid from the Cebu Provincial Government after they suffered from a 5.8-magnitude earthquake last July. The Cebu Provincial Treasurer Emmanuel Guial told…

Osmeña says city looking for another fund for Ormoc cash aid

Doris Mae C. Mondragon 12/01/2017

MAYOR Tomas Osmeña said the Cebu City government is now looking for another source of funds for Ormoc City, which was hit by a 6.5 magnitude earthquake last August. Osmeña said the city will still give a…

Tom urged: Reconsider decision on Ormoc aid

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 12/01/2017

ORMOC City may still receive their P10.2-million financial assistance from the Cebu City government after all. This developed after the Cebu City Council passed a resolution requesting once again Mayor Tomas Osmeña to reconsider his decision to…

Osmeña cancels aid to Ormoc, Surigao

Inna Gian Mejia, Jose Santino S. Bunachita 11/14/2017

For showing “disinterest” in getting the aid, Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña said he will be canceling at least P12 million worth of assistance program to the earthquake-stricken areas of Ormoc City and a town in Surigao…

DepEd, Smart strengthen disaster preparedness of Ormoc youth

PR 10/04/2017

Residents of Ormoc City in the province of Leyte are no strangers to calamities. The province has been battered by typhoons, landslides and earthquakes, the most recent of which was the magnitude 6.5 quake that shook Jaro…

Gov’t needs P1B for rehab of quake-hit areas in Leyte

USJ-R Intern Rosalie O. Abatayo 09/08/2017

Around P1 billion is needed to rehabilitate earthquake-stricken towns in Leyte province. The estimate is contained in a report by the members of the Post Disaster Needs Assessment (PDNA) team of the National Economic and Development Authority…

Province to give financial assistance to quake-hit Ormoc

USJ-R Journalism Intern Kristine Q. Remolisan 08/30/2017

THE Cebu provincial government will give financial assistance to Ormoc City, Leyte, for the city’s rehabilitation efforts after it was hit by the 6.5-magnitude earthquake last July 6. The members of the Provincial Board approved in mass…

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