#OdettePH: Heavy equipment ready in Cebu City for possible flooding, landslide

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/15/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Heavy equipment and manpower are ready to be deployed as Cebu City prepares for the coming of Typhoon Odette. The City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (CDRRMO) said that they have completed…

Cebu City provides financial assistance to family of 11-year-old boy killed in Sto. Niño accident

Dyrecka Letigio 10/12/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Cebu City government provided financial assistance to the family of an 11-year old victim of an accident in Barangay Sto. Niño here.  Strong winds at noon of October 10, 2021, caused a railing placed…

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…

Cebu City prepares for heavy rain

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/01/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Although a storm signal has been raised only for Northern Cebu towns, Cebu City is still preparing for the possibility that heavy rains may pour down on Central Cebu due to Tropical Storm…

MGB-7 tells Cebu City to widen of road in Agsungot following mini landslide

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 08/20/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Mines and Geosciences Bureau in Central Visayas (MGB-7) has asked Cebu City to widen the road in Barangay Agsungot following the mini landslide the caused a total blockage of the road on…

16 new COVID-19 cases in Lapu-Lapu

Immae Lachica 06/09/2020

  CEBU CITY, Philippines— Lapu-Lapu City has 16 new positive cases of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)  as reported by the Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (DRRMO) on Tuesday evening, June 9, 2020. DRRMO head Nagiel…

16 injured as tourist van, PUJ collide near MEPZ gate 4

Rosalie Abatayo and Paul Lauro 08/22/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—At least 16 persons were injured after a tourist van and a jeepney collided along M.L. Quezon Avenue in Lapu-Lapu City on Thursday morning, August 22. Nagiel Bañacia, chief of the City Disaster Risk Redution…

PREPARATIONS FOR THE WORST

Jessa Mae O. Sotto and Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/13/2018

Although Cebu will not be directly hit by super typhoon Ompong, local government units and other agencies are preparing for the worst. Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Paz Radaza suspended classes in all public elementary and high schools in…

Residents want to leave Sirao for fear of another landslide

06/07/2017

THE occupants of five houses that were damaged by the landslide that hit Sitio Langub, Barangay Sirao, Cebu City after a heavy downpour last Monday have already left the area and are living with their relatives at…

Landslides block mountain roads in Cebu City

Inna Mejia 01/11/2017

The rainy weather in the past few days has caused minor landslides in the mountain barangays of Cebu City. Nagiel Bañacia of the City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office said boulders have blocked portions of the…

Officials hold dialogue with Apas victims

Izobelle T. Pulgo 12/09/2016

THEY have grievances, worries and concerns, and last night, the voices of the Barangay Apas fire victims were heard by officials from both the city and provincial governments as they lamented their plight and aired their thoughts…

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