Floods, landslides in Cebu City hinterlands due to heavy rains

Morexette Marie B. Erram and Paul Lauro 10/04/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Heavy rains in the mountain barangays of Cebu City have resulted in several minor landslides and flash floods on Sunday noon, October 4. Ramil Ayuman, officer-in-charge of the City Disaster Risk Reduction and…

Cebu City Council calls for executive session today to discuss state of water in the city

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/30/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Officials of the Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD) will be appear in an executive session called by the Cebu City Council this afternoon, April 30, to brief legislators of the state of the…

Cebu City police and rescuers conduct bomb explosion simulation

Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/12/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Law enforcers and rescue units in Cebu City conducted bomb-explosion simulation exercises in front of Cebu Metropolitan Cathedral on Tuesday noon, March 12, 2019. The simulation exercises last around 30 minutes. It was participated…

Six hurt after truck rolls over in Cebu City’s Bonbon

Immae Lachica and Benjie B. Talisic 02/17/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Six of 12 persons were injured after the Isuzu Elf flatbed truck they were riding on rolled over in Sitio Bandila, Barangay Bonbon in Cebu City at past noon on Sunday, February 17.…

1 CCDRRMO employee positive of drug use

CNU Intern 05/25/2018

An employee from ambulance service team of the of the Cebu City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (CCDRRMO) tested positive for illegal drug use during the surprise drug test conducted by the City’s Office for Substance…

OBO to contractors: Inspect, check your ongoing projects

Jose Santino S. Bunachita, Michelle Joy L. Padayhag, Nestle L. Semilla 07/07/2017

Contractors all over Cebu City were advised to inspect and check their ongoing projects and constructions following last Thursday’s earthquake. The Office of the Building Official (OBO) in Cebu City gave the directive after tremors were felt…

Two more Sinulog parties okayed

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 01/13/2017

TWO more Sinulog parties have been given the go signal by Cebu City Hall. Plus63 Music and Arts Festival in the Cebu Business Park and Paintensity in the Greenery were already given special mayor’s permits, said Nagiel…

Public told: Don’t spread bomb threats on social media

Jose Santino S. Bunachita, Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 01/09/2017

CEBU City officials called on the public yesterday not to spread posts about bomb threats during the Sinulog on social media. Cebu City Councilor Dave Tumulak, deputy mayor on police matters, said there are no verified reports…

232 DOWNED BY FOOD POISONING

Jose Santino S. Bunachita, Nestle L. Semilla 12/21/2016

What’s supposed to be a happy gift-giving moment in one of the mountain barangay in Cebu City turned out to be a misfortune for nearly two hundred residents who were rushed to different hospitals in the city…

Apas fire victims moved to school, DOST compound

Nestle L. Semilla 12/06/2016

CEBU CITY—Elderly, women, children and persons with disabilities who were affected by the fire in Barangay Apas, Cebu City would be moved to St. Francis Kindergarten. The male fire victims, however, were asked to stay at the…

DULJO FIRE: Victims suffer gastro-respiratory illnesses

Nestle L. Semilla 12/04/2016

Many Duljo fire victims are now suffering from respiratory and gastrointestinal illnesses, especially the children. Parents are worried that it will spread because there are at least 30 of them occupying one classroom and viruses easily spread…

Fire prevention project for Barangay Suba mulled

Inna Mejia 11/30/2016

THE Cebu City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (CCDRRMO) has proposed a community-based fire prevention system in Barangay Suba following two successive fires which hit the densely populated village within just weeks. CCDRRMO proposed the installation…

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