City Council OKs P50M financial aid for quake-hit Abra province

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 08/13/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Members of the 16th Cebu City Council approved during a special session on Friday, August 12, 2022, the P50 million financial aid that Mayor Michael Rama promised to Abra province, which was hit…

City Council to be asked to hold special session for P50M aid for quake-hit areas

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 08/04/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (CCDRRMC) is set to request the City Council to conduct a special session for the approval of the proposed P50 million financial assistance for…

Capitol to send aid to quake-stricken areas in Luzon

Morexette Marie B. Erram 07/31/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Cebu Provincial Government has pledged to provide assistance to areas devastated by the 7.3-magnitude earthquake in Luzon. Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia said in a text message sent to reporters that they are now…

Magnitude 7 earthquake leaves P33.8-B in damage to infrastructure

Inquirer One Luzon Bureau - @inquirerdotnet 07/28/2022

BAGUIO CITY—The 7-magnitude earthquake that jolted Luzon on Wednesday left at least P33.8-billion worth of damage to infrastructure in the Cordillera and Ilocos regions, an official said Thursday. Assistant Secretary Bernardo Rafaelito Alejandro, deputy administrator for operations…

Abra residents camp out in fear of more earthquakes

Reuters 07/28/2022

VIGAN CITY, Philippines — Fearful residents in Abra spent the night sleeping outdoors after a powerful earthquake struck the northern island of Luzon, killing four people and injuring more than 130. Some people in the area said…

WATCH: Drone footage of damage caused by quake in Abra

Reuters 07/28/2022

A powerful 7.0 magnitude earthquake struck the northern Philippine island of Luzon on Wednesday, July 27, killing at least five people, damaging buildings and sending strong tremors through the capital, Manila. | via Reuters…

Abra earthquake should be a lesson to prepare – Cebu official

Mary Rose Sagarino 07/27/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — A Cebu official believes that the magnitude 7 earthquake that hit Abra and other parts of Luzon on Wednesday morning, July 27, should be a lesson to prepare. “Experience will always be the…

7.3 quake jolts Luzon

Inquirer One Luzon Bureau INQ 07/27/2022

MANILA, Philippines–A 7.3 magnitude earthquake struck inland in the northern province of Abra at 8:43 a.m., the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology reported. There were no immediate reports of damage or casualty from the strong quake…

One missing in Abra as ‘Rosita’ crosses Luzon

Inquirer.net 10/30/2018

BAGUIO CITY – A 58-year-old man has been declared missing after he was last seen crossing a flood control embankment along Binongan River at Lacub town in Abra province as typhoon “Rosita” crossed Luzon on Tuesday. Search…

UP Cookout 2017: trailblazing change

PR 11/04/2017

SAVE the date as University of the Philippines Cebu’s most awaited and grandest event returns this November 10! UP Cookout 2017 GUNS N ROSES brings you a night of social relevance as it tackles the different types…

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