Carmen Copper: Cash, educational aid for families of workers who died in landslide

Futch Anthony Inso 12/27/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines- Carmen Copper Corporation (CCC) has committed to provide financial and other assistance to the immediate families of its three deceased employees, who died due to the landslide that happened on December 21, 2020. In…

220 Calamba Cemetery vendors receive promised aid

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/27/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Vendors of the Calamba Cemetery here have received the promised 25 kilos of rice from the city government. The Department of Social Welfare and Services (DSWS) here began the distribution on October 23,…

Rain-affected mango farmers to get Cebu City gov’t aid

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 09/18/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella has promised that the city government will provide assistance to the farmers whose mango trees were destroyed in the recent torrential rains.  The mayor ordered the City Agriculture…

Families hit by cemetery closures to get aid — Labella

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 09/11/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government will be helping the families living in the public cemeteries in the city who will be affected by the closure of these cemeteries from October 30 to November 3,…

Talisay City to focus aid on schools instead of individual students

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/30/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Talisay City would focus on providing aid to the public schools instead of individual students to empower the school as they would transition to a distance and modular type of education. In a…

Labella orders probe on false info on senior citizens’ aid distribution

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/11/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella has ordered the investigation of the persons who allegedly spread false information on social media that the deadline of the distribution of the financial assistance for senior citizens…

Labor, bizmen urge DOLE to allocate more CAMP funds

Rosalie O. Abatayo 05/14/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The labor and business sectors groups have called on the national government to allocate more funds for the Department of Labor and Employment’s (DOLE) COVID-19 Adjustment Measures Program (CAMP) financial assistance to cover…

Stranded Boholanos have until April 17 to request for help from provincial gov’t – Yap

Doris C. Bongcac 04/14/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Boholanos who are now stranded in other parts of the country as a result of the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic who want to seek assistance from their provincial government have until Friday,…

P1M to P3M COVID-19 aid for Cebu City barangays

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/28/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — All 80 barangays in Cebu City will be given financial aid or assistance so that they can deal with the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ), which is implemented to prevent the spread of the…

Cebu Crisis Assistance Team in need of more volunteers

Immae Lachica 03/21/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines— The Cebu Crisis Assistance Team needs you! Renzel Yu, the group’s founder, said they are looking for more volunteers who are willing to extend their assistance in hospitals like the Vicente Sotto Memorial Medical…

Labella okays release of financial assistance of barangays, but …

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/02/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo said he would allow the release of P5 million financial assistance to barangays with incomplete liquidation reports as soon as possible. However, these barangays must submit an affidavit of…

Capitol: P218 million assistance to barangays unliquidated since 2015

Rosalie Abatayo 12/10/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Unless they will be able to liquidate the cash assistance previously disbursed to them by the Capitol, barangays in Cebu province may not receive assistance from the province. This is after Governor Gwendolyn…

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