Hurdles in building disaster- resilient homes tackled

Zena V. Magto 11/16/2018

CONSTRUCTION, finance, and disaster preparedness organizations are encouraged to work together to address the challenges of building quality, disaster-resilient homes. Jessan Catre, Terwilliger Center for Innovation in Shelter country manager of the Terwilliger Center for Innovation in…

Banacia: Lorega families can rebuild homes at fire site

Doris C. Bongcac 11/15/2018

The Department for the Welfare of the Urban Poor (DWUP) will be conducting an assessment of the fire site in Sitio San Miguel, Barangay Lorega, Cebu City today before they will allow the reconstruction of fire-damaged homes…

Victims may be allowed to rebuild their homes

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 11/12/2018

BARANGAY PAJO FIRE OWNERS of the 47 houses that were burned during a fire last Sunday in Barangay Pajo, Lapu-Lapu City, will be allowed to rebuild their homes. Pajo Barangay Captain Junard “Abong” Chan gave this assurance…

Hipodromo fire victims can rebuild homes

Morexette Marie B. Erram 11/09/2018

SOME of the 1,195 individuals displaced by the fire that razed down 162 houses and establishments in two sitios in Barangay Hipodromo, Cebu City last September may be allowed to rebuild their homes this month. This developed…

8 families, evacuees, lose homes to Naga fire

Rosalie O. Abatayo 10/29/2018

Their homes were spared by the massive landslide in Barangay Tinaan in Naga City, more than a month ago, but on Monday (Oct. 29), the houses of eight families, temporarily displaced by the landslide, were lost to…

50 individuals lose homes in Banilad blaze

Delta Dyrecka Letigio and Norman Mendoza 10/22/2018

AT LEAST 50 persons were left homeless when a fire razed down three houses including a boarding house and partially burned three more in Sitio Lower Sampaguita, Barangay Banilad, Mandaue City on Monday morning. SFO1 Noel Codilla,…

Fire destroys homes in Barangay Hipodromo, Cebu City

Benjie B. Talisic 09/27/2018

At least two million worth of properties were burned in a fire that hit Sitios Cahipa and Bakante in Barangay Hipodromo at 3 p.m. today (September 27). SFO1 Maurice Oporto of the Mabolo fire station said that…

New Zealand bans most foreigners from buying homes

AP 08/15/2018

WELLINGTON — New Zealand has banned most foreigners from buying homes as it tries to tackle runaway housing prices. The government on Wednesday passed legislation that allows only New Zealand residents to buy homes as it attempts…

40 fire victims may not be allowed to rebuild homes

USJ-R Journalism Intern 08/09/2018

At least 10 families or 40 victims of last August 4’s Barangay Kamputhaw fire may not be able to return and rebuild their burnt homes. This developed after the City Hall’s Division of the Welfare of the…

Guadalupe fire burns five homes

Benjie Talisic 08/07/2018

At least P75, 000 worth of properties were burned in a fire which hit a residential area along V. Rama Avenue corner L. Bacayo Street, Guadalupe, Cebu City at 7:02 p.m. today. The fire which was believed…

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.