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…

4k families in Mandaue receive cash, food assistance after floods

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/26/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Over 4,000 families who were affected by recent flash floods in Mandaue City have received cash aid and relief packs from the government. The Department of Social Welfare and Development in Central Visayas (DSWD-7), in…

Flood, landslide affect 2,802 individuals in Mandaue

Mary Rose Sagarino 10/14/2020

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Two thousand eight hundred two (2,802) individuals were affected by the flood and landslide caused by heavy rains last night, October 13, 2020. This was according to a report of the Mandaue City…

179 families evacuated in Cebu City due to danger of landslides

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/14/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Families and households in the mountain barangays in Cebu City have been evacuated as a precaution for landslides.  Cebu City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (CDRRMO) Head Ramil Ayuman said that thee families had…

Mango Avenue flooding, flash flood deaths draw concern of Cebu City government

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/14/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The flooding along General Maxilom Avenue, also known as Mango Avenue, in Cebu City on Tuesday night, October 13, 2020, has become a cause of concern for the Cebu City government.  Couniclor Jerry Guardo, the…

Two dead, minor still missing due to flooding in Cebu City

Paul Lauro 10/14/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—At least two people died, and one minor remained missing due to the flooding in different parts of Cebu City on Tuesday evening, October 13, 2020, authorities here confirmed.  One of the fatalities was 85-year-old…

State of calamity eyed in Labogon, Paknaan on Monday

Mary Rose Sagarino 10/11/2020

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The barangay captains of Labogon and Paknaan in Mandaue City are set to place their respective barangays on Monday, October 12, 2020, under a state of calamity. This developed after a late October…

Boy hurt; over 400 houses flooded in Mandaue City

Rosalie O. Abatayo 10/04/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A 12-year-old boy from Barangay Paknaan in Mandaue City suffered a wound on his foot after being washed away by the rising water from the river during the afternoon flood on Sunday, October…

Cebu City Legal Office forms team for Kinasang-an flooding

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/06/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Cebu City Legal Office (CLO) is forming a team of three lawyers to look into the long-time flooding issue in Sitio Paradise 3 in Barangay Kinasangan here.  City Legal Officer Rey Gealon told CDN…

Afternoon rains brought knee-deep flood, traffic in Cebu and Mandaue cities

Rosalie Abatayo 11/19/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The afternoon downpour has caused up to waist-deep flooding and traffic buildup in several road networks in the cities of Cebu and Mandaue on Tuesday, November 19. Nerma Jacaban of the Traffic Enforcement…

Netizen shares heartbreaking photo to remind us animals need help during calamities too

Immae Lachica 09/03/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—A photo of a dog lying lifeless on a street in Davao City is gaining sympathy online after it was shared by a netizen last August 29, 2019. The photo, shared by Luisa Tess Luna…

Rainy Season Woes: Dr. Villa warns Cebuanos vs possible rise of water-borne diseases

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/21/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebuanos are advised to always stay indoors when it starts to rain to avoid water-borne diseases. Doctor Daisy Villa, head of the Cebu City Health Department, said that when there is floodwater, people…

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