Mandaue City reopens old fishpond aquifer as relief channel for Butuanon River

Mary Rose Sagarino 11/17/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Mandaue City on Thursday, November 17, started the reopening of the old fishpond aquifer at the controversial lot in Barangay Paknaan here. Aside from the city government, an individual has also claimed ownership…

Police in Mandaue undergo five-day disaster preparedness seminar

Mary Rose Sagarino 11/14/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The Mandaue City Police Office (MCPO) is conducting a five-day disaster preparedness, and search and rescue, and relief operation seminar among its members. The opening was conducted on Monday, Nov. 14, at their…

Inclement weather stalls removal operations of crashed Korean aircraft

Futch Anthony Inso 10/28/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — With inclement weather brought by Tropical Storm Paeng, the management of Mactan Cebu International Airport Authority (MCIAA) admitted that it would be very difficult for them to remove the Korean Air aircraft that…

#PaengPH: Cebu LGUs told to regularly monitor surroundings

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/26/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Local disaster and rescue teams here have been advised to regularly monitor weather conditions and their surroundings as extensions of Tropical Depression Paeng continue to bring heavy rains.  The Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction…

Mandaue’s drainage master plan may be realized soon

Mary Rose Sagarino 10/25/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines – Mandaue City’s drainage master plan may be fully implemented soon. This is after, the city got commitments from national agencies for additional funding for its drainage master plan. Architect Marlo Ocleasa, the City…

Third group of Mandaue flood victims receive financial assistance

Mary Rose Sagarino 10/20/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Another batch of flood victims in Mandaue city were able to receive their financial assistance on Thursday, October 20. A total of 919 beneficiaries from barangays Alang-Alang, Maguikay, Tabok, and Casuntingan received P9,000…

A month after massive flooding, 18 families still stuck at Casuntingan gym in Mandaue

Mary Rose Sagarino 10/06/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Almost one month after the massive flooding in Mandaue City, at least 18 families are still stuck at the Barangay Casuntingan gym. It can be recalled that during the September 9 flooding, thousands…

Mandaue residents who disregard evacuation orders during calamities will be penalized

Mary Rose Sagarino 09/30/2022

  MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Mandaue City residents who will not obey evacuation orders during disasters will soon be penalized. In the hopes of further protecting the lives of Mandauehanons during disasters, Councilor Jennifer Del Mar drafted…

No leptospirosis case reported so far in Mandaue

Mary Rose Sagarino 09/16/2022

  MANDAUE CITY, Philippines- – The Mandaue City Health Office has not recorded a single case of leptospirosis so far this year. Dr. Dominga Obenza, the city’s health officer, said the city has not recorded a single…

Mandaue seeks nat’l gov’t help to realize drainage master plan

Mary Rose Sagarino 09/15/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The Mandaue City government is seeking the help of the national government in realizing the city’s comprehensive drainage master plan. Architect Marlo Ocleasa, head of the Mandaue City Planning and Development Office said…

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…

Butuanon River overflows, records highest water level yet

Mary Rose Sagarino 09/09/2022

OLANGO ISLAND, Lapu-Lapu City, Cebu — The Mandaue City Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office (CDRRMO) on Friday, September 9, 2022, recorded the highest water level of the Butuanon River so far. The heavy downpour on Friday afternoon…

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