MCWD appeals for sobriety, patience during the dry spell

Doris C. Bongcac 05/08/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The management of the Metro Cebu Water District (MCWD) is asking water consumers to remain sober and patient amidst the water supply interruptions now experienced within their service areas as a result of…

Cebu City Council calls for executive session today to discuss state of water in the city

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/30/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Officials of the Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD) will be appear in an executive session called by the Cebu City Council this afternoon, April 30, to brief legislators of the state of the…

MCWD: Limited water supply starting Saturday for south, uptown Cebu City barangays

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/26/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD) has warned consumers of limited water supply in some areas in Cebu City starting tomorrow, April 25. In a Store Water Advisory, MCWD announced that on Mondays,…

BFAR-7: El Niño damages P600K worth of marine products

Futch Anthony Inso 04/24/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources in Central Visayas (BFAR-7) have already recorded P653,649 worth of damages in the fisheries sector in Cebu as a result of the El Niño. “Ang una…

El Niño’s heat hurts coffee, corn in Tuburan

Rosalie O. Abatayo 04/21/2019

CEBU, Philippines — The plantation of coffee in Tuburan town, 92 kilometers northwest of Cebu City, has not escaped from  the effects of the weak El Niño looming in the province and the entire country. Tuburan Mayor…

No water? Call Cebu City gov’t’s hotlines

Delta Letigio Dyrecka 04/15/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government has opened hotlines to cater to the residents living in areas where water supply is dangerously low. Councilor Dave Tumulak, the deputy mayor on police matters and public order,…

Cebu City Council to hold emergency session to address water supply woes

Gerard Vincent Francisco 04/11/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Council will reportedly be holding an emergency special session tomorrow, April 12, to discuss about the action to address the effects of El Niño.  Cebu City Councilor David “Dave” Tumulak…

Damage caused by dry spell in Cebu now at P43.97M

Futch Anthony Inso 04/11/2019

  Cebu City, Philippines – The El Niño has already damaged P43.970 million worth of crops and livestock in Cebu Province, the Cebu Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (PDRRMO) reported. Rhee Telen, local DRRM officer…

Province to purchase P29M worth of response items for El Niño-affected areas

Rosalie O. Abatayo 04/09/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines —  The Cebu provincial government is set to purchase at least P29-million worth of response items for El Niño-affected communities in Cebu province. Julius Regner, information officer of the Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and…

Low pressure area may bring heavy rains in Cebu next week — Pagasa

Zena V. Magto 04/06/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu might have a respite from the dry spell if the low pressure area (LPA), which is expected to make landfall in Mindanao early next week, can bring heavy rains here. Al Quiblat,…

Four more towns, one city in Cebu province set to declare state of calamity due to effects of El Niño

Zena V. Magto 04/05/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Five more local government units of the province of Cebu are set to declare a state of calamity in their localities due to the effects of the weak El Niño in their areas.…

Dengue kills two persons in San Remigio

Zena V. Magto 04/05/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Two dengue fatalities have been reported from the town of San Remigio in the midst of the dry season in the province of Cebu. According to the latest situation report from the Provincial…

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