PB Soco to DPWH: Address Metro Cebu’s flooding woes now

Doris C. Bongcac 09/24/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — Several flood mitigating measures were already planned way back in 2017. But most of these have not been implemented to date, said Cebu Provincial Board Member Glenn Anthony Soco. During the recent session…

Mandaue City drafts flood mitigation measures during round table discussion

Mary Rose Sagarino 09/14/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — A few anti-flood projects were proposed on Wednesday, September 14, during the round table discussion hosted by the Mandaue City Government. With the recent massive flooding in Mandaue City, the city government called…

After massive flooding, fire hits Brgy Casuntingan in Mandaue

Mary Rose Sagarino 09/13/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — After the massive flooding on September 9, Barangay Casuntingan is beset with another crisis: fire. On Tuesday dawn, September 13, a fire razed apartments in a compound in the barangay, displacing 34 families…

Minglanilla exec wants new town center; solution to traffic, flooding problems in next 3 years

Doris C. Bongcac 09/12/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — The construction of a new government center and the need to address flooding and congestion problems top the priorities of Minglanilla Mayor Rajiv Enad in the next three years. These were also mentioned…

Cleaning up Cebu City: One mini-garden at a time

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 09/11/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — In a city the size of Cebu City with 80 barangays, preserving cleanliness in the surroundings ought to be everyone’s responsibility and not just the job of a select few. However, with over…

CDRRMC wants state of calamity declared in Mandaue City

Doris C. Bongcac 09/10/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — Members of the City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (CDRRMC) saw the need to place the city under a state of calamity following the massive flooding that forced the evacuation of more…

IN PHOTOS: Landslides, floods in Metro Cebu due to torrential rains on Friday

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 09/10/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The torrential rains on Friday night, Sept. 9, 2022, caused landslides, swollen rivers, and produced waist-deep flooding in various parts of Metro Cebu. READ: Pagasa: Heavy to torrential rains felt in cities of…

LOOK: Over 400 families in Mandaue, Consolacion evacuated due to rise in water level

Doris C. Bongcac 09/10/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — Various rescue operations were made in parts of Metro Cebu on Friday afternoon, September 9, when the water level started to rise as a result of the heavy downpour. As of 11:54 p.m.…

Friday afternoon downpour causes flooding, traffic buildup at Fernan bridge

Doris C. Bongcac 09/10/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — Where you among those who came home late Friday night due to heavy traffic buildup at the Marcelo Fernan Bridge? In a report, the Traffic Enforcement Agency of Mandaue (TEAM) said that traffic…

More Korean tourists visiting Lapu-Lapu City – tourism officer

Futch Anthony Inso 09/07/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — More Korean tourists are visiting Lapu-Lapu City after the country‚Äôs health and safety protocols were relaxed. This was confirmed by John Kristoffer Rafols, OIC tourism officer of Lapu-Lapu City, in a forum on…

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)…

Cebu City government to conduct “massive” drainage declogging this September

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 08/31/2022

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government is set to conduct “massive” drainage declogging on Sept. 17, 2022, which is in line with the International Day for Coastal Clean Up. This is according to Lawyer…

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