Five Lapu-Lapu City residents under home quarantine closely monitored

Norman V. Mendoza 02/07/2020

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu — Five residents in Lapu-Lapu City, who have been placed under home quarantine, are being closely monitored by the Lapu-Lapu City Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office (DRRMO) and the city’s nCoV Incident Management Team.…

Authorities tap public’s help to find body of missing ‘bridge jumper’

Norman V. Mendoza 01/10/2020

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Residents in coastal areas along the Mactan Channel are encouraged to report to authorities if they find any dead person in their areas. Nagiel Bañacia, Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office in Lapu-Lapu…

Cebu LGUs gear up for Ursula

Doris C. Bongcac 12/23/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Local Government Units in Cebu are preparing for the effects of Tropical Storm Ursula. The Municipal Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (MDRRMO) in Argao town in southern Cebu issued an advisory this…

Pajac fire leaves 59 people homeless

Rosalie O. Abatayo 08/15/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — An early afternoon fire destroyed 12 houses and initially displaced 12 families or 59 individuals in Sitio Kalubihan, Barangay Pajac, Lapu-Lapu City on Thursday, August 15. Nagiel Bañacia, City Risk Reducation Management Office…

80 houses destroyed in Maribago fire

Alven Marie Timtim 07/14/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — At least 80 houses were destroyed by another fire that hit Lapu-Lapu City in  a span of nearly 20 hours. The latest fire incident happened in Sitio Bato, Barangay Maribago at past 7…

Apas fire victims moved to school, DOST compound

Nestle L. Semilla 12/06/2016

CEBU CITY—Elderly, women, children and persons with disabilities who were affected by the fire in Barangay Apas, Cebu City would be moved to St. Francis Kindergarten. The male fire victims, however, were asked to stay at the…

‘Don’t harass firemen!’

Jose Santino S. Bunachita, Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 12/02/2016

Firing incident during battle to put out Duljo-Fatima blaze prompts fire chief’s appeal Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP-7) Regional Director Samuel Tadeo appealed to the public to not harass firefighters, who are just trying to do their…

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