Cebu mulls sending aid to Cagayan

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/18/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The economy in the Province of Cebu is barely recovering from the long quarantine brought by the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), but Cebuanos are eager to help fellow Filipinos in typhoon struck areas…

DSWD-7 ready to send aid to Luzon typhoon victims

Futch Anthony Inso 11/16/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines- The Department of Social Welfare and Development in Central Visayas (DSWD-7) said it is willing and can send family food packs (FFPs) to victims of the recent typhoon in Luzon. “We are ready,” DSWD-7…

Floods kill 111 in central Vietnam, Storm Saudel on the way

10/22/2020

Vietnam—More than 100 people have died and 20 others are missing in central Vietnam following weeks of severe flooding and landslides, authorities said Wednesday, October 21, 2020, as the country braced for yet another storm this weekend.…

Properties worth P30k damaged in late evening Suba fire

Paul Lauro 10/16/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—An estimated P30,000 worth of properties were damaged in a late Thursday evening (October 15, 2020) fire in Barangay Suba here. The fire started in the house of a certain Lydia Gonzales along Magsaysay Street…

Cebu City placed under state of calamity

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/13/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City has been placed under a state of calamity following the spread of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). Vice Mayor Michael Rama announced in a press conference that the council had convened…

Borongan City’s contingent prays for recovery from Typhoon Ursula

01/14/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – They suffered the wrath of Typhoon Ursula which made its first landfall in Borogan City, Eastern Samar on December 25, 2020. But instead of feeling sad, they used the tragedy as an inspiration…

Mandaue City prepares calamity aid to fire victims

Rosalie Abatayo 06/27/2019

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu—The city government of Mandaue will be readying aid for the hundreds of families who lost their homes to the dawn fire in Barangay Tipolo on Thursday, June 27, 2019. The City Council, who just…

PDRRMO: State of calamity stays until weather condition significantly improves

Rosalie O. Abatayo 06/16/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines —The declaration of a state of calamity in Cebu province due to the prevailing weak El Niño remains active despite the official start of the rainy season. Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office…

Two Mambaling chiefs’ dispute may stall declaring state of calamity in barangay

Delta Dyrecka Letigio, Zena V. Magto 06/01/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The fire victims of Barangay Mambaling will have to wait for the state of calamity to be declared in their barangay following the fire that razed 105 houses in Sitio Puntod displacing 156…

Tejero chief calls for help as burnt body of woman found in razed house

Zena V. Magto 04/27/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — An appeal for help, a state of calamity declared, and a death confirmed. This is what happened at past 4 p.m. in Barangay Tejero, a day after a fire razed 149 houses in…

Cebu City Council to hold emergency session to address water supply woes

Gerard Vincent Francisco 04/11/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Council will reportedly be holding an emergency special session tomorrow, April 12, to discuss about the action to address the effects of El Niño.  Cebu City Councilor David “Dave” Tumulak…

Cebu LGUs urged to declare state of calamity in their levels if ‘necessary’

Rosalie O. Abatayo 04/04/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — With “worsened” effect of the weak El Niño in Cebu province, Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (PDRRMO) Head Baltazar Tribunalo is encouraging local government units (LGUs) to declare a state of calamity…

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