18 families evacuated from Minglanilla mountain barangay due to threats of landslide

Morexette Marie B. Erram 11/09/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – At least 18 families residing in a mountain barangay in Minglanilla town, southern Cebu have been evacuated due to threats of landslide. Minglanilla Mayor Rajiv Enad has ordered the preemptive evacuation of several…

Lapu-Lapu City: Nearly 3K individuals evacuated to safer areas

Futch Anthony Inso 12/16/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Lapu-Lapu City government has already evacuated 2,913 to different evacuation centers in the city. Julius Pagas, Emergency Operation Center (EOC) operation coordinator of Lapu-Lapu City, said that this came from 999 families…

4 boat operators missing in Santa Fe; 9k families evacuated

Rosalie Abatayo 12/25/2019

CEBU, Philippines — Four boat operators from Santa Fe town, Bantayan Island have been reported missing hours after the onslaught of Typhoon Ursula in northern Cebu. According to the situation report of the Cebu Provincial Disaster Risk…

Buhisan officials want 300 residents evacuated

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/20/2018

DUE TO CRACKS ON MOUNTAIN SLOPES If only officials of Barangay Buhisan will have their way, at least 300 residents of Sitio Sandayong should be evacuated immediately due to large cracks found on the mountain above it.…

TYPHOON OMPONG UPDATE: 25 fatalities, thousands evacuated

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 09/16/2018

At least 25 persons were reported dead while around 250,000 others were evacuated after typhoon Ompong battered northern Luzon. Suspension of sea travels in Central Visayas was already lifted on Sunday. Volunteers from the Philippine Red Cross…

Tens of families evacuated, tourism activities paused in Cebu province

Morexette B. Erram 02/13/2018

78 families from three towns in southern Cebu were evacuated as tropical depression Basyang is expected to arrive in Cebu anytime today. As of noontime today, 64 families from Barangay Sta. Felomina in Alegria; 6 families of…

WWII bomb defused in Hong Kong after thousands evacuated

AFP 02/01/2018

A wartime bomb was defused in Hong Kong on Thursday after forcing a busy commercial district into lockdown, with roads closed and thousands evacuated from surrounding shops, hotels and offices. It was the second time within a…

Customers, personnel safely evacuated in Metro Ayala fire

Connie E. Fernandez 01/06/2018

CEBU CITY—Management of Metro Ayala confirmed that the ongoing fire started from the third floor of the department store inside Ayala Center Cebu at the Cebu Business Park here. In a two-paragraph statement sent to the local…

800 Toledo City residents evacuated due to flooding, landslides

Nestle Semilla, Rosalie Abatayo 01/01/2018

CEBU CITY—Not one of them had the energy nor the enthusiasm to celebrate the New Year. At least 800 residents from 16 villages in Toledo City, midwest Cebu, slept through the night in the evacuation centers as…

IT Park employees, residents temporarily evacuated due to vintage bomb extraction

Chris Ligan 12/20/2017

Workers in seven IT park buildings and residents near the area were temporarily evacuated during the extraction of a vintage bomb found in a construction site at the Cebu IT Park in Barangay Apas, Cebu City. Employees…

35 persons evacuated after Urduja rains cause floods in two north Cebu towns

Morexette B. Erram 12/15/2017

  Thirty five persons or seven families were evacuated in two northern towns in Cebu after rains brought about by tropical storm Urduja cause water levels in these areas to rise. Five families or 25 persons were…

Villagers evacuated from two Clarin barangays

Jhunnex Napallacan 04/22/2017

An undetermined number of residents of the villages of Nahawan and Bacani in the town of Clarin in Bohol were evacuated by the municipal government amid a fierce firefight in Bacani between government troops and members of…

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