Terrifying gush of water at Tinisig-uwang Falls caught on cam, 2 campers rescued

Doris Mondragon - Content Specialist 10/15/2021

CEBU, Philippines—A scary gush of floodwater was captured on video in Tinisig-uwang Falls, Barangay Budlaan, Cebu City on Friday afternoon, October 15, 2021.  Ramil Ayuman, head of the Cebu City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office, posted…

34 riverside structures in Mambaling to be cleared — Guardo

Dyrecka Letigio 10/09/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The rains in the past week has caused an increase in the number of high-risk areas around riversides and mountainsides in Cebu City. Councilor Jerry Guardo, the chairperson of the committee on infrastructure…

Floods brought by downpour ‘close’ for 2 hours 3 Mandaue roads to motorists

Mary Rose Sagarino 10/01/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Three areas in Mandaue City were not passable by cars and motorcycle for almost two hours because of heavy downpour on Friday afternoon, October 1, 2021. Felix Suico Jr., operations head of the…

Cebu City to trail map waterfalls for safety and risk reduction

Dyrecka Letigio 09/30/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (CDRMMO) has begun trial mapping waterfalls around the city’s mountain barangays to ensure the safety of visitors both locals and tourists. The trail mapping…

COMELEC Cebu City lays plans for filing of COCs

Dyrecka Letigio 09/24/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Commission on Elections (Comelec) in Cebu City has already submitted a recommendation for an orderly and secure filing of candidacy this October 1 to 8, 2021. Lawyer Chauncey Boholst, the North District…

LPG tank fire due to leaking hose injures 35-year-old man in Cebu City

Mae Fhel Gom-os, Paul Lauro 07/15/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The public are reminded to regularly check their LPG (liquefied petroleum gas) tanks and hoses connecting to their gas stoves to prevent fire incidents from happening. Ramil Ayuman, Cebu City Disaster Risk Reduction…

Cebu City to create group to rescue trees

Doris C. Bongcac 07/03/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — They will be doing a different kind of rescue. This team that would consist of personnel from Cebu City’s Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (CDRRMO) and City Environment and Natural Resources Office…

Dante PH causes minor landslide in Talisay City, Manipis-Toledo road closed

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/01/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Tropical Storm Dante is yet to make landfall but the heavy rain it brought to Cebu has already caused landslides particularly in Talisay City. On Tuesday evening, Talisay City Mayor Gerald Anthony “Samsam”…

Cebu City under blue alert, red rainfall warning persists

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/01/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Emergency personnel are under blue alert as heavy rains continue due to Tropical Storm Dante which is moving towards Eastern Samar as per the latest weather bulletin by Pagasa. The…

Probe ongoing for ‘food poisoning’ incident

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/24/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Local health officials and authorities are looking into the alleged food poisoning incident that downed several performers of a church-related event last Sunday, May 23, 2021. Ramil Ayuman, head of the Cebu City…

More frontliners in Mandaue City vaccinated

Mary Rose Sagarino 03/22/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — More frontliners in Mandaue City have been vaccinated against the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) on Monday, March 22, 2021. These frontliners were from the City Health Office, City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management…

CDRRMO to Cebu City Council: Require disaster plans for barangays

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/11/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (CDRRMO) is asking the City Council to require the barangays to pass their disaster plans. The CDRRMO has asked the City Council not to…

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