Construction of P33M evac center, quarantine facility in Toledo City starts

Doris C. Bongcac 01/18/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – Toledo City in midwestern Cebu will soon have its own evacuation center and quarantine facility. The project that is funded by the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) cost P33 million.  It…

Alumnos gym to be turned into evacuation center

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/05/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government is planning to convert the Alumnos gym in Barangay San Nicolas into an evacuation center following the fire that destroyed 81 houses in Sitio Ipil in the barangay on…

Brgy. Busay officials to Capitol, DOH: Explain to us quarantine protocol

Rosalie Abatayo 02/14/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines —  Officials of Barangay Busay are asking the Cebu provincial government and the Department of Health (DoH) to explain to them the quarantine protocol as the province-owned evacuation center that sits on the boundary…

3 young volunteers die in car crash after giving aid to Taal evacuees

Cathrine Gonzales - INQUIRER.net 01/16/2020

MANILA, Philippines — It was supposed to be a day dedicated only to sending a beam of hope to evacuees affected by the fury of the Taal Volcano. But this act of volunteerism turned out to be…

San Remigio town gives food, shelter to 116 stranded passengers

Doris C. Bongcac 12/24/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines–The municipal government of San Remigio in northern Cebu has provided temporary shelter to 116 individuals who were unable to leave the Hagnaya port on Tuesday, December 24, 2019, due to Typhoon Ursula. Stranded passengers…

DPWH turns over P36-million regional evacuation center to Cebu Province

Rosalie Abatayo 02/28/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Public Works and Highways in Central Visayas (DPWH-7) turned over the P36-million regional evacuation center in Barangay Apas to the Cebu Provincial government. The turnover was held during this year’s…

Fire victims to move out of school

Nestle L. Semilla 08/06/2015

Pupils of Cebu City Central School, who gave up their classrooms in favor of fire victims,  can return to their classrooms on Monday. Fire  evacuees will move out this weekend. They will be allowed to rebuild their…

Fire victims displace pupils

Apple Ta-as, Nestle L. Semilla 08/05/2015

“Walay blackboard. Walay haligi. Kinsay makatarong og tuon ana? (No blackboard. No walls. Who could study well here)?” Jennifer Cabanhit, mother of a Grade 2 pupil in Cebu City Central School, made this comment after seeing her…

Boy spends first birthday in evacuation center

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 12/07/2014

Apollo Zeus Ignacio spent his first birthday playing inside the Cebu City Sports Institute yesterday. He and his 26-year-old mother Jobelle Ignacio, both residents of a coastal area in barangay Sawang Calero, were among the 7,096 families…

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