Easement clearing ops: Cebu City eyes buying container vans as shelter for displaced residents

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/15/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Cebu City Government is planning to buy container vans that will be transformed into temporary shelters for the hundreds of individuals affected by the ongoing clearing operations on the city’s easement zones.…

Majority of structure owners encroaching Kinalumsan River agree to settle: Guardo

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 08/11/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The majority of the owners of structures encroaching the three-meter easement of Kinalumsan River in Cebu City have agreed to settle and accept the P35,000 financial assistance, Cebu City Councilor Jerry Guardo said.…

Church official condemns disruption of Mass during Carbon Market demolition

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 07/19/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — An official of the Archdiocese of Cebu condemned the “gross disrespect” of some employees of the Cebu City government and Megawide Corp. for disrupting a Mass that was held at the Carbon Public…

Cebu City shifts clearing ops to mountain barangays

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/08/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The road network in Cebu City’s urban areas are now back to normal and the city government will start focusing its clearing operations in the mountain barangays. Councilor Jerry Guardo, the chairperson for…

Rama: Uncooperative barangay chiefs on clearing will have to face DILG

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/05/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama leaves it to the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) to reprimand barangays who failed to do their part in the clearing operations following Typhoon Odette. Rama…

Cebu City to set ‘Clearing Days’

Morexette Marie B. Erram 12/27/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — To hasten clearing operations and power restoration efforts here, the city government will be holding ‘Clearing Days’ either this December 30 or January 2. In doing so, non-essential vehicles will not be allowed…

Major thoroughfares in Mandaue City have been cleared of debris

Mary Rose Sagarino 12/23/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines – Most of the major thoroughfares in Mandaue City have been cleared of debris, fallen trees, and trash caused by Super Typhoon Odette. Buddy Alain Ybañez, head of the Mandaue City Disaster Risk Reduction…

More roads passable with 24/7 clearing operations in Cebu City

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/23/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — More roads are now passable in Cebu City with the clearing operations going 24/7. Councilor Jerry Guardo said they had divided the clearing operations team to two shifts, day shift and night shift…

Cebu City deploys 7 teams for road clearing operations

Delta C. Letigio 12/18/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Starting Saturday afternoon, the Cebu City government will deploy seven teams to clear roads that remain obstructed by fallen trees and other garbage. Councilor Jerry Guardo, chairperson of the City Council’s infrastructure committee,…

MOD assures stall vendors, certificates don’t have expiry

Dyrecka Letigio 09/23/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Market Operations Division (MOD) assured vendors who were granted a certificate of recognition in preparation for the modernization of the Carbon Market, that the certificate has no expiry. This developed…

Cebu City Legal: Clearing operations and demolition in Carbon Market valid and legal

Dyrecka Letigio 09/17/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Legal Office (CLO) deemed the clearing operations and demolition of at least 20 stalls at the Carbon Market last September 13, 2021, to be legitimate and valid. This was their…

Resch: Demolition of vendors’ stalls ‘inhumane’

Dyrecka Letigio 09/15/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City ex-officio Councilor Jessica Resch, the president of the city’s Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) Federation, has questioned the demolition of the stalls and vendor structures at the portions of Lavo Seaside, Unit 2,…

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