Alcover demands probe into CCDRRMO corruption allegations

Pia Piquero 06/18/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – City Councilor Jun Alcover called for an investigation into the Cebu City Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office (CCDRRMO) after receiving allegations of corruption. The councilor’s office has received multiple complaints about CCDRRMO corruption…

Saturday night fire burns homes in Brgy Carreta, Cebu City

CDN Digital 01/06/2024

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu (Updated) – A still undetermined number of homes were burned in a Saturday night fire that broke out in a residential area in Barangay Carreta, Cebu City. In a report, the Cebu City Disaster…

Cebu City on high alert for New Year incidents

Niña Mae C. Oliverio 12/31/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (CCDRRMO) and the Cebu City Fire Station (CFFO) are on high alert for New Year’s celebrations. Harold Alcontin, CCDRRMO head, said that Mayor Mike Rama…

Cebu City is ‘ready’ if potential earthquake hits – CCDRRMO

Rashe Zoe Sophia Piquero 11/18/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu City is now “equipped and ready” whenever there is a potential disaster like an earthquake that will occur. This is according to the Cebu City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (CCDRRMO).…

CCDRRMO: Returning Estero de Parian residents will be turned away, relocation lot forfeited

Rashe Zoe Sophia Piquero 10/12/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Cebu City Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office (CCDRRMO) said on Thursday, October 12, that permanent relocation lots given to the affected residents of Estero de Parian will be forfeited if they insist…

Estero de Parian residents say relocation not enough, cry for financial aid, too

Rashe Zoe Sophia Piquero 10/12/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Families, living at the mouth of the Estero de Parian, who will be relocated to a safer and permanent resettlement area in Cebu City, are calling on the city government to give them…

Landslides hit mountain barangays in Cebu City, 3 families rescued

Wenilyn Sabalo 06/01/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Three families have been rescued when two separate landslides hit Barangays Guba and Pit-os in Cebu City past 2 p.m. on Thursday, June 1, 2023. In a phone interview, Harold Alcontin, head of…

CCDRRMO to conduct barangay-level quake, disaster preparedness program

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 02/07/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (CCDRRMO) is now gearing towards conducting a community-based disaster preparedness program against hazards like fires, earthquakes, and typhoons. CCDRRMO head Harold Alcontin said that…

Councilor calls for crowd surge prevention measure ahead of Sinulog in 2023

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 11/19/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — After the Halloween stampede in Itaewon, South Korea, which claimed hundreds of lives last month, a councilor in Cebu City is proposing a measure to help prevent the same incident from occurring in…

Preemptive evac underway for families in Binaliw sitio due to threats of landslide

Morexette Marie B. Erram, Pegeen Maisie Sararana 11/06/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Several families residing in a mountain barangay in Cebu City have been told to leave their properties as soon as possible due to threats of a possible landslide.  Ramil Ayuman, secretary for special…

As soil continues to move in Busay, Cebu City asks intervention from nat’l govt

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/31/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The earth around Sitio Garahe, Barangay Busay in Cebu City continues to move following days of non-stop rains. And the Cebu City Government has asked the national government to intervene and help them…

Arce to reorganize, instill internal discipline at CCTO

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 10/20/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Newly designated Cebu City Transportation Office (CCTO) acting head Racquel Arce said she will prioritize internal personnel discipline and strict enforcement of the city’s traffic code. Arce is now tasked with leading the…

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