Kin of fatalities in Loay bridge collapse get aid

Doris C. Bongcac 05/03/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — Rep. Edward delos Santos of Ang Probinsyano Partylist extended assistance to the families of the fatalities in the Loay bridge collapse in Bohol province. On Saturday, Delos Santos visited the wake of van…

Cebu City mulls P5M aid to Agaton PH affected areas

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/13/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City wants to give back to the provinces that helped it during Typhoon Odette, especially those who have been badly hit by Typhoon Agaton. Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama said that he…

DILG asks 48 LGUs to explain slow aid distribution

Dexter Cabalza 03/23/2022

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) has issued show cause orders to 48 local governments in areas hit hard by Typhoon Odette (international name: Rai) three months ago, for their slow distribution of…

Rama seeks P400M more for financial aid to Cebu City’s typhoon victims

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/19/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama is asking for at least P400 million for additional aid in the Supplemental Budget No. 1.  Rama told CDN Digital that he would want more residents to receive…

Aid for vaccinated seniors in Mandaue mulled

Mary Rose Sagarino 11/05/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Vaccinated senior citizens in Mandaue City may receive additional aid from the city government. Subangdaku Barangay Captain Ernie Manatad, who is also the president of the Association of Barangay Councils and chairman of…

Aid to PUV drivers amid unstoppable oil price hikes: P1B in cash grants

Ben O. de Vera - Reporter / @bendeveraINQ 10/25/2021

MANILA, Philippines—The government will give away cash grants totaling P1 billion to at least 178,000 registered drivers of public utility vehicles (PUVs), like jeepneys and buses, to help ease the impact of a continuing increase in oil…

In Photos: Lapu-Lapu City gov’t sends aid to Brgy Basak fire victims

Doris C. Bongcac 05/03/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – The Lapu-Lapu City government already sent aid to individuals who were displaced by the Sunday afternoon fire that hit Sitio Caimitohan in Barangay Basak. Mayor Junard Chan said that the fire victims received…

Oponganons receive financial assistance from DSWD-7

Futch Anthony Inso 12/21/2020

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu—A total of 5,000 residents here have received their financial assistance worth P1,500 each from the Department of Social Welfare and Development in Region 7 (DSWD-7). The distribution started last December 10 and 11, 2020…

Gifts continue to pour in for elderly from Minglanila

Immae Lachica 12/09/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines— The gifts continue to pour in for Tatay Pepe from Minglanilla town in southern Cebu. This after netizen Jay-r de la Calzada surprised the 76-year-old elderly living alone in Barangay Manduwang with a cane and LED…

DSWD-7 ready to send aid to Luzon typhoon victims

Futch Anthony Inso 11/16/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines- The Department of Social Welfare and Development in Central Visayas (DSWD-7) said it is willing and can send family food packs (FFPs) to victims of the recent typhoon in Luzon. “We are ready,” DSWD-7…

Help from Cebu City is on its way

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/13/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Cebu City’s aid to the typhoon-stricken island province of Catanduanes is on its way. 60 personnel along with relief goods and financial aid were sent off on board BRP Batak 299, which departed the Naval…

4k families in Mandaue receive cash, food assistance after floods

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/26/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Over 4,000 families who were affected by recent flash floods in Mandaue City have received cash aid and relief packs from the government. The Department of Social Welfare and Development in Central Visayas (DSWD-7), in…

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