Cebu City’s DSWS provides cash aid to landslide-hit families in Sirao

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 08/10/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Social Welfare and Services (DSWS) in Cebu City started on Monday, August 8, the distribution of financial assistance to six families in the mountain barangay of Sirao whose houses were…

Sirao residents to move to Barangay Guba after landslide

Inna Gian Mejia 07/14/2017

  AT LEAST 20 families of Barangay Sirao will soon be given a temporary relocation site, as the Cebu City Division for the Welfare of the Urban Poor (DWUP) is set to start identifying a safe specific…

Sirao folk not moving amid landslide threat

Nestle L. Semilla 07/09/2017

Despite warnings of landslides that may hit their area due to the rains, some residents of Barangay Sirao, Cebu City, refused to leave their homes for safety. Marlyn Sibunghanoy said she cannot leave her home in Sitio…

Residents want to leave Sirao for fear of another landslide

06/07/2017

THE occupants of five houses that were damaged by the landslide that hit Sitio Langub, Barangay Sirao, Cebu City after a heavy downpour last Monday have already left the area and are living with their relatives at…

Retail sector cashes in on Valentine’s Day

Victor Anthony V. Silva 02/09/2017

WHILE February is generally considered a “slack month” for business, brisk sales are expected days leading up to the occasion most lovers look forward to each year. Robert Go, president of the Philippine Retailers Association (PRA) in…

DPWH: Sirao roads now passable

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 01/22/2017

Roads in Sitio Tawagan in the mountain barangay of Sirao that were damaged by last Monday’s landslide were now passable. Cracks and gaps on the concrete road in the area were filled with soil and other filling…

CCDRRMO allows tourists to enter flower farms

Nestle L. Semilla 01/20/2017

TOURISTS are safe to visit and enjoy Barangay Sirao’s famous flower farms. The Cebu City Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office (CCDRRMO) changed its resolution on Wednesday to disallow the entry to the famous flower farms because of…

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