Flood hits 2 villages in Badian

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/01/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – At least two coastal villages in Badian town in southwestern Cebu experienced brief flooding last Wednesday evening, August 31 due to heavy rainfall. The Cebu Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (PDRRMO)…

No fatalities due to flooding, says Cebu City DRRMO

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 08/05/2022

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office (CCDRRMO) operations head Harold Alcontin  said no one died due to the flooding in various urban areas here after a heavy downpour on Thursday night,…

Baha ka lang, graduates kami!

Micah Sophia C. Marcellones 07/15/2022

CEBU, Philippines— Davao Oriental State University students endured a heavy downpour and floodwater during their graduation last Wednesday, July 13, 2022. Nisielgrace Elesio Ambasan, who graduated with a degree of Bachelor of Science in Hospitality Management, said…

Cebu CDRRMO to focus on disaster prevention, mitigation in Rama’s first 100 days

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/12/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (CDRRMO) plans to focus on disaster prevention and mitigation in the barangays as part of Mayor Rama’s goal for his first 100 days. Harold…

4 sitios in Labangon get relief from 2-year flood

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/03/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Four sitios in Labangon have finally seen relief after suffering over two years of flooding, with the building of a drainage system in the area. Resident of sitios Sto. Niño, La Tressas, Osmeña…

1,000 families flee homes as floods swamp Iligan City

Divina Suson, Richel Umel 03/08/2022

ILIGAN CITY, Lanao del Norte, Philippines — Two days of incessant rain spawned by a low pressure area (LPA) caused rivers to overflow, destroyed bridges, and brought heavy floods in this city that drove hundreds of families…

More than 130 villages in Central Luzon still flooded

Philippine Daily Inquirer 08/04/2021

CITY OF SAN FERNANDO, Pampanga, Philippines — At least 139 villages in Central Luzon remained under floodwater caused by the heavy monsoon rains and high tide more than a week after Typhoon “Fabian” (international name: In-fa) lashed…

Residents call for help online as 11 villages in Tuburan, Cebu affected by floodwater 

Morexette Marie B. Erram, Paul Lauro 12/02/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Rescue operations are now ongoing in Tuburan town, northwestern Cebu as floodwaters emerged due to incessant rains on Wednesday, December 2, 2020. Tuburan Vice Mayor Aljun Diamante confirmed in a phone interview with reporters on…

River in Danao City overflows; 30 families evacuated

Morexette Marie B. Erram, Paul Lauro 12/02/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Disaster and rescue personnel in Danao City are currently doing evacuation and search and rescue operations after one of the city’s major tributaries overflowed on Wednesday morning, December 2, 2020. Roland Reyes, head of the…

Keep them from drowning

Rosario A. Garcellano - @inquirerdotnet 11/21/2020

Tears flow aplenty in this season of grief. But the thing to do is to stop crying, you tell yourself. Stop crying for the couple in their 80s in Alcala, Cagayan, whose lives were upended by the…

Slater Young makes a Vlog on the things people need to do after getting their homes flooded

Immae Lachica 11/16/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Slater Young does it again! The Pinoy Big Brother winner is again winning his followers’ hearts after creating a short Vlog about how to rebuild your homes after being flooded. But before this video,…

What caused Cagayan Valley’s worst flood in 40 years?

Karl S. Ocampo, Nikka G. Valenzuela - @inquirerdotnet 11/15/2020

MANILA, Philippines — Officials offered various explanations on Saturday for the worst flood to hit Cagayan Valley in 40 years. Being a catch basin, the water from other provinces and the water released from the Magat Dam…

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