4 Cebu LGUs under state of calamity

Rosalie Abatayo 04/03/2019

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — A state of calamity was already declared in at least four local government units (LGUs) in Cebu province. The legislative bodies of Carcar City in southern Cebu, Ginatilan town in the southwestern…

El Niño Phenomenon: Cebu province under state of calamity

Rosalie O. Abatayo 03/25/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – A state of calamity was declared in Cebu province today, March 25, to caution the ill effects of the El Niño phenomenon. Members of the Cebu Provincial Board (PB) passed a resolution authored…

With El Niño here, PDRRMO urges Gov. Davide to place province under state of calamity

Rosalie O. Abatayo 03/19/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Following an interagency meeting among the different departments in Cebu, the Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (PDRRMO) has recommended to Governor Hilario Davide III to place the province under a state…

Cebu City Council to hold special session for calamity aid of fire-stricken barangays

Rosalie O. Abatayo 02/07/2019

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Council will hold a special session on Friday, February 8, to tackle the aid for the fire victims in Barangay Pardo and Barangay Ermita. Vice Mayor Edgar Labella, who…

Ermita officials to seek DILG advice on release of calamity fund

Rosalie Abatayo 02/06/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — With only two officials left in Barangay Ermita, acting Barangay Captain Efe Rupinta raised concerns on how to release the quick response funds for the over 2,000 individuals who were affected in Tuesday’s…

Poe: Release calamity fund to affected food-producing regions

Inquirer.net 09/15/2018

SENATOR Grace Poe has asked government to speed up the release of calamity funds for typhoon-hit Cagayan Valley, to ensure that the region can “replant, rebuild, and restore its farm output and facilities.” “One-fourth of the corn…

Marikina under state of calamity due to flooding

Inquirer.net 07/22/2018

THE tropical cyclone warning signal is now down to one province as Tropical Depression “Josie” moves north-northeast of Bashi Channel. According to the severe weather bulletin issued by the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa),…

State of calamity declared in 2 barangays in Asturias due to rice diseases

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 05/25/2018

Local officials in Asturias town have declared a state of calamity in two barangays due to rice-infected diseases. Asturias Mayor Jose Antonio Pintor said that rice producing barangays in Barangays Bago and Lunas have experienced Rice Tungro…

Barangay Ermita under state of calamity

Morexette B. Erram 05/07/2018

Barangay Ermita is now under a state of calamity following a fire that razed over 90 houses and claimed the lives of two children. In an interview with Cebu Daily News, Ermita barangay captain Mark Miral said…

SSS offers calamity loan for displaced workers in Boracay

Futch Anthony Inso 05/04/2018

The Social Security Service is offering calamity loan to residents and displaced workers in Boracay. Alexander Christian Erl Genelza, information officer of SSS-Cebu Branch, said that displaced workers from Boracay who are now working here in Cebu…

Duterte declares state of calamity in Boracay

Inquirer.net 04/26/2018

President Rodrigo Duterte has declared a state of calamity in Boracay following its total closure for six months. He signed Proclamation No. 475 placing the villages of Manoc-Manoc, Balabag and Yapak under state of calamity. Duterte has…

P227M worth of equipment to be distributed for road construction and calamity response ops

Intern, Rosalie O. Abatayo 04/20/2018

At least 27 units of light and heavy equipment will be turned over to different districts and municipalities in Cebu City. The P227 million worth of equipment will be used to speed-up road improvements and for quicker…

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