Senior citizens in Mandaue to get P4,000 aid next week — CSWS head

Mary Rose Sagarino 12/08/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Senior citizens in Mandaue City are set to receive the second tranche of their financial assistance worth P4,000 next week. Camilo Basaca Jr., head of the City Social Welfare and Services (CSWS), said…

Police tag minor as suspect in stabbing Bonbon

Pegeen Maisie Sararana 11/19/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Authorities here are currently coordinating with social workers for the proper intervention of the minor suspected of lodging a knife in the head of a stray dog named Bonbon. Police Lieutenant Colonel Janette Rafter,…

#PaengPH displaces 70 individuals in Mandaue

Mary Rose Sagarino 10/26/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — At least 14 families or 70 individuals were evacuated in Mandaue City due to flooding caused by tropical depression #PaengPH on Wednesday, October 26, 2022. Based on the report from the City Disaster…

Mandaue City flood victims receive financial aid

Mary Rose Sagarino 10/11/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Almost 1,000 Mandaue City flood victims received financial assistance on Tuesday, October 11, 2022, at the Mandaue City Cultural and Sports Complex. A total of 983 beneficiaries from barangays Umapad, Cubacub, Casili, and…

After massive flooding, fire hits Brgy Casuntingan in Mandaue

Mary Rose Sagarino 09/13/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — After the massive flooding on September 9, Barangay Casuntingan is beset with another crisis: fire. On Tuesday dawn, September 13, a fire razed apartments in a compound in the barangay, displacing 34 families…

Mandaue City distributes disaster kits to evacuees

Mary Rose Sagarino 08/05/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The Mandaue City Social Welfare and Services (CSWS) has prepared disaster kits and food to be given to those who will be staying at the city’s evacuation center tonight, August 5, 2022, because…

Solo parents in Mandaue now 2,500 — City Social Welfare office

Mary Rose Sagarino 07/26/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The City Social Welfare and Services (CSWS) has recorded more solo parents in Mandaue City this year. The number of registered solo parents in Mandaue has increased to over 2,500. This is way…

Troubled Japanese woman to get counseling from Mandaue’s Social Welfare Services

Mary Rose Sagarino 10/26/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — A 37-year-old Japanese woman and her Filipino husband will undergo counseling sessions at the Mandaue City Social Welfare Services (CSWS) to help them cope with the problems they are facing. This after the…

Ibabao-Estancia sitios under state of calamity

Norman V. Mendoza 02/29/2020

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu, Philippines — Barangay Ibabao-Estancia has declared two sitios affected by the fire under a state of calamity. Barangay Chairman Romulo Echavez of Ibabao-Estancia said that the council had convened this afternoon and declared Sitios…

CSWS: Casuntingan fire displaces 1,300 individuals

Alven Marie A. Timtim 11/15/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — More than 400 families composed of 1,300 individuals who were victims of the fire in Sitio Pilapil, Barangay Casuntingan in Mandaue City on Thursday afternoon, November 14, 2019, are now flocked inside the…

Pajac fire leaves 59 people homeless

Rosalie O. Abatayo 08/15/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — An early afternoon fire destroyed 12 houses and initially displaced 12 families or 59 individuals in Sitio Kalubihan, Barangay Pajac, Lapu-Lapu City on Thursday, August 15. Nagiel Bañacia, City Risk Reducation Management Office…

Ibo fire displaces 672 individuals, destroys P400K worth of property

Rosalie Abatayo 07/21/2019

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines— An artesian well is all that is left standing amidst what used to be houses in Sitio Tacan, Barangay Ibo here. The structures that surround it were razed by the fire that broke out…

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