Emergency employment underway for the landslide victims in the City of Naga

09/27/2018

Cebu City, Philippines. Talks have started between the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE-7) and the local government unit (LGU) of the City of Naga, Cebu for a possible provision of emergency employment for the workers affected…

Emergency Responders Congress tackles disaster preparedness, resilient attitude for sustainable progress

Nestle L. Semilla 08/29/2018

  At least 700 local emergency responders coming from different municipalities and cities Cebu attended the 4th Emergency Responders Congress held at the Central Command Headquarters in Barangay Apas, Cebu City. The congress aims to equip local…

Mandaue City Government seeks to fund purchase of emergency equipment

Doris C. Bongcac 08/08/2018

The Mandaue City government plans to allocate P3.86 million from its share of Pagcor funds for the purchase of emergency equipment for the city fire department. But purchase will have to wait until such time that council…

TISA launches emergency, alert, help text lines

Rosalie O. Abatayo 07/27/2018

THE residents of Barangay Tisa in Cebu City have a new way of reaching out to their officials: Text messaging. Barangay Tisa launched the first barangay-based infocast or text line in partnership with Smart Communications on Friday,…

Market vendors to hold emegency meeting amid DOH alert status for shellfish poisoning

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo, Futch Anthony Inso 04/10/2018

  The Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH-7) is currently on alert status after coastal waters in Bohol, Leyte, Surigao del Sur and Palawan were found positive of paralytic shellfish poison which is beyond the regulatory…

Davide to check on emergency preparedness of Cebu resorts

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 04/02/2018

Cebu Governor Hilario Davide III will ask the Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (PDRRMO) and the Provincial Health Office (PHO) to inspect resorts in the province to check their preparedness in responding to emergency. The…

Bill on emergency escape fire hoods passed on first reading

Doris Mondragon 02/15/2018

A BILL that required emergency escape fire hoods in high rise buildings was passed on first reading at the Lower House in Manila last February 7. House Bill 7121 otherwise known as “An act mandating the provision…

Bali declares ‘garbage emergency’ amid sea of waste

AFP 12/28/2017

  Bali’s palm-fringed Kuta beach has long been a favorite with tourists seeking sun and surf, but nowadays its golden shoreline is disappearing under a mountain of garbage. Plastic straws and food packaging are strewn between sunbathers,…

Four new emergency, rescue vehicles for Lapu

Norman V. Mendoza 12/22/2017

THE Lapu-Lapu City government acquired three new vehicles and received one vehicle from the Department of Health (DOH) to serve emergency and rescue purposes and dental health services. The four vehicles include two brand-new ambulances worth P2.5…

Ejercito: Emergency powers to solve PH traffic woes

Inquirer.net 11/28/2017

SENATOR JV Ejercito stressed on Tuesday his hopes to urgently pass the bill granting President Rodrigo Duterte emergency powers to solve the country’s perennial traffic crisis. “I’m still hoping that it (Emergency Powers bill) would be passed.…

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