Cracks seen near Barili’s damaged highway, MGB-7 asked to assess

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/09/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu 3rd District Rep. Pablo John ‘PJ’ Garcia has requested concerned national government agencies to evaluate the soil condition in Brgy. Malolos, Barili town when portions of a highway there collapsed.  Citing findings…

Rains in Cebu: 624 affected as flood hit 5 villages in Barili

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/07/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — At least 624 individuals from Barili town in southwestern Cebu were affected by incessant rains in the past days that triggered major waterways there to spill.  The local government of Barili on Sunday,…

DSWD-7: Nearly P2M in cash aid given to typhoid fever patients in Barili

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 07/08/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Social Welfare and Development in Central Visayas (DSWD-7) through its Assistance to Individuals or Families in Crisis Situation (AICS), has released a total of P1,580,000 in financial assistance to 313…

13 of 23 remaining typhoid fever patients in Barili also test positive for dengue

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 07/07/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines –Thirteen of the 23 active typhoid fever cases in Barili are also infected with dengue, according to the city’s information office. The local government unit of Barili, Cebu, announced on Thursday morning, July 7,…

Land boundary dispute possible motive in shooting of elderly in Barili, Cebu

Pegeen Maisie Sararaña and Paul Lauro 07/05/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Land boundary dispute may have been the reason for the killing of an elderly who was preparing breakfast for her family in the early morning of Tuesday, July 5, in Sitio Malingin, Barangay…

PRC lends 25 cot beds to Barili, Cebu to aid LGU’s typhoid fever response

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 07/02/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Philippine Red Cross (PRC) provided 25 cot beds to the Barili Infirmary and Barili District Hospital (BDH) to aid in the typhoid fever response of the local government unit (LGU). In a…

Dengue, typhoid-stricken residents in Barili get cash aid

Morexette Marie B. Erram 06/30/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Close to 200 families in Barili whose members were among those afflicted with typhoid and dengue fevers have received cash aid from the national government.  At least 198 families from four barangays in…

DOH-7 sends aid, health workers to Barili, Cebu

Morexette Marie B. Erram 06/28/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH-7) vowed to provide additional assistance to address the rising number of cases of typhoid fever in Barili town, southwestern Cebu. DOH-7, in a press conference…

Typhoid in Barili may be caused by poor sanitation

Morexette Marie Erram 06/28/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Local officials in Barili, Cebu are now looking into the possibility of poor sanitation as the likely cause behind the increase in the cases of typhoid fever in their locality. As of June…

DOH-7 shares tips on how to avoid getting typhoid fever

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 06/27/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Following the recorded cases of typhoid fever in the province, particularly in Barili, Cebu, Dr. Mary Jean Loreche, chief pathologist of the Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH-7), shared basic tips on…

Typhoid in Barili: More patients admitted, officials say situation manageable

Morexette Marie B. Erram 06/27/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — More patients suffering the deadly typhoid fever have been admitted to health facilities in Barili town, southwestern Cebu. Officials of the Barili Municipal government confirmed that additional patients showing symptoms of the disease…

Health of typhoid fever patients in Barili, Cebu ‘significantly improving’ — PJ

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 06/26/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu 3rd district Rep. Pablo John Garcia shared in a social media post Saturday night, June 25, that the health condition of patients with typhoid fever in Barili town is now “significantly improving”…

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