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…

Chan: Fire victims can rebuild homes but no more boarding houses

Rosalie O. Abatayo 07/14/2019

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu, Philippines — Aside from receiving financial assistance from the Lapu-Lapu City government, the nearly 700 individuals displaced by the July 13 fire in Purok Ube, Barangay Gun-ob, are also assured of being allowed to…

Mandaue fire victims to receive P3 million from Capitol

Rosalie O. Abatayo 07/08/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu provincial government will shell out P3 million financial aid for the over 1,600 families that were rendered homeless in the June 27 fire that hit Barangay Tipolo in Mandaue City. In…

PB okays P3M aid to Tipolo fire victims

Rosalie O. Abatayo 07/08/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Provincial Board has approved on Monday, July 8, the disbursement of P3 million aid to the fire victims of Barangay Tipolo in Mandaue City. Read more: Fire razes houses in Barangay Tipolo,…

Mandaue VM Fortuna calls opposition councilors’ move anti-people, anti-poor

Rosalie O. Abatayo 04/25/2019

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu —Vice Mayor Carlo Fortuna of Mandaue City lashed out at the move of the opposition councilors who are accusing the administration of using the Hinabang sa Edukasyon, Livelihood ug Panglawas sa tanan (Helps) program…

Mandaue’s CSWS readies cash aid for Hermag fire victims

Rosalie O. Abatayo 04/25/2019

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — The Mandaue City Social Welfare Services Office (CSWS) is preparing the cash aid for the 24 families who lost their homes to the late afternoon fire that broke out at Sitio Upper Hermag…

Budget for Mandaue CSWS slashed

Jessa Sotto 12/07/2018

THE Mandaue City Social Welfare and Services (CSWS) will have to make some adjustments in their programs for next year after their proposed budget for 2019 was slashed. CSWS Head Jessie Perez said there might be programs…

CSWS may have to cease implementation of some programs with budget cuts

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 12/07/2018

Left with no other choice, Mandaue City Social Welfare, and Services (CSWS) Head Jessie Perez said they will have to make adjustments in their 2019 appropriation following cuts in their allocation. Opposition councilors approved only P25 million…

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