Rama to Lot 937 residents: “The city government will be a part of the solution, but according to the Law”

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 11/09/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama denied claims that the city government is not doing anything to help affected residents of the ongoing court-ordered demolition at the controversial Lot 937 in Sitio San Miguel,…

98 cases of typhoid fever, 3 deaths reported in Barili, Cebu

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 06/25/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A total of 98 cases of typhoid fever and three deaths were reported in 24 barangays in Barili town in southwestern Cebu. In a social media post Friday night, June 24, 2022, Deputy…

OVP coordinating with LGUs of Agaton-hit areas

Christia Marie Ramos 04/12/2022

MANILA, Philippines — Vice President Leni Robredo on Monday said her office will continue to coordinate with local government units (LGUs) in areas affected by tropical depression “Agaton” to extend assistance there. “Tuloy-tuloy ang coordination natin with…

Residents of San Isidro, Ubay, Bohol on Odette: A learning experience

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 01/07/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A learning experience. This was how some residents of Barangay San Isidro in Ubay town in Bohol province described their experience with super typhoon Odette. “Di gyud lalim nga bagyoha. Mao na karon…

DSWD-7: Over P30M relief goods distributed in Region 7

Morexette Marie B. Erram 12/26/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The national government continues to send relief aid to areas in Central Visayas affected by Typhoon Odette.  The Department of Social Welfare and Development in the region (DSWD-7) said that as of December…

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…

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