Two boys trapped for four hours after ‘mansanitas’ tree fell on their gate, home in Brgy Cansojong

Doris C. Bongcac 08/03/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Two boys aged 12 and 3-years-old were trapped inside their home located in an urban poor housing community in Barangay Cansojong, Talisay City for about four hours after a “mansanitas” tree fell on…

Man dead after fallen tree crushed his house

Morexette B. Erram 02/14/2018

A 57-year-old man died in Alegria town after his nipa house was crushed by an uprooted coconut tree due to strong winds brought by Tropical Depression Basyang at around 10:30 p.m., February 13. The victim, Jenas Demecillo…

Caring for century-old trees


The collapse of a nearly century-old giant acacia tree in  San Fernando town, southern Cebu is a painful reminder of how time, abuse and neglect can  erode a  magnificent living tower  and cause harm to whoever is…

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