Rama awaits names of persons behind Odette financial aid anomalies

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/22/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The fact-finding committee of lawyers assigned to probe the Odette financial aid irregularities are wrapping up their investigations. Mayor Michael Rama said in a phone interview with reporters on June 22, 2022, that…

Odette aid: 33,000 more Cebu City residents to receive P5,000 cash

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/03/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — There will be 33,231 more Odette victims who will receive P5,000 financial aid from Cebu City. The Cebu City Treasurer’s Office and the Department of Social Welfare and Services (DSWS) are set to…

Senior citizens financial assistance in Cebu City to be released on May 28

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/26/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Senior citizens in Cebu City will once again get their financial assistance on May 28, 2022, covering  April and May 2022 worth P2,000. City Treasurer Mare Vae Reyes said that the roll-out will…

Cebu City Treasurer reminds beneficiaries to claim financial assistance

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/18/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Treasurer’s Office (CTO) is reminding beneficiaries of financial assistance from the government to get their benefits to avoid forfeiture. City Treasurer Mare Vae Reyes, on Wednesday,  May 18, 2022, said…

Brgy Quiot announces resumption of distribution of Odette aid

Wenilyn Sabalo 05/13/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Officials of Barangay Quiot in Cebu City announced the resumption of the distribution of financial assistance to Typhoon Odette victims in the barangay  on Thursday night, May 12, 2022, a few days after…

2K families in Bohol receive P5K assistance from DSWD-7, UNICEF

Futch Anthony Inso 04/19/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Some 2,000 families in the Province of Bohol had received P5,000 Humanitarian Cash Transfer (HCT) Plus assistance early this month. HCT Plus was given to super typhoon Odette-affected families, through the Department of…

Cebu City mulls P5M aid to Agaton PH affected areas

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/13/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City wants to give back to the provinces that helped it during Typhoon Odette, especially those who have been badly hit by Typhoon Agaton. Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama said that he…

Fuel subsidy for Mandaue trike drivers, operators may be given soon

Mary Rose Sagarino 04/06/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu—All legitimate tricycle drivers and operators here may receive the P5,000 fuel subsidy within this month. City Councilor Jimmy Lumapas, chairman of the Committee on Transportation, said the ordinance about the matter has been passed…

Cebu City halts cash aid distribution for Odette victims due to Comelec ban

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/31/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Some Typhoon Odette victims in Cebu City may have to wait for some time to get their financial assistance.  The Comission in Elections (Comelec) has disallowed the release of the financial assistance during…

Rama : P5K cash aid for Odette-hit victims continues

Jewil Anne M. Tabiolo 03/28/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government has pledged to continue distributing P5,000 cash assistance to victims of Typhoon Odette despite election-related restrictions.  Mayor Michael Rama, during a press conference on Monday, March 28, assured the…

The ‘Dasig Sugbo’ Lines: What Really Happened

Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/08/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Long queues of shoppers in front of major supermarkets were common sights during crisis, particularly during COVID-19 lockdowns and the aftermath of Typhoon Odette (international name: Rai).  This is why it came as…

Mandaue City to release P5K financial assistance to typhoon-affected families on Friday

Mary Rose Sagarino 02/03/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The Mandaue City Government will start on Friday, February 4, the distribution of the P5,000 financial assistance for the second batch of families affected by super typhoon Odette. Assistant city treasurer Julia Ballesteros…

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