City Council adopts MGB-7 report, recommendation on Busay landslide

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 11/17/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City council has adopted the Geohazard Investigation Report and Recommendation of the Mines and Geosciences Bureau in Central Visayas (MGB-7) on the landslide incident that hit Sitio Garaje in Barangay Busay,…

18 families evacuated from Minglanilla mountain barangay due to threats of landslide

Morexette Marie B. Erram 11/09/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – At least 18 families residing in a mountain barangay in Minglanilla town, southern Cebu have been evacuated due to threats of landslide. Minglanilla Mayor Rajiv Enad has ordered the preemptive evacuation of several…

Preemptive evac underway for families in Binaliw sitio due to threats of landslide

Morexette Marie B. Erram, Pegeen Maisie Sararana 11/06/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Several families residing in a mountain barangay in Cebu City have been told to leave their properties as soon as possible due to threats of a possible landslide.  Ramil Ayuman, secretary for special…

Rama to issue EO on measures after landslide incident in Sitio Garaje, Busay

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 11/01/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama is set to issue an executive order (EO) containing measures that the city will undertake and implement after the landslide in Sitio Garaje, Barangay Busay, over the weekend. In…

As soil continues to move in Busay, Cebu City asks intervention from nat’l govt

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/31/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The earth around Sitio Garahe, Barangay Busay in Cebu City continues to move following days of non-stop rains. And the Cebu City Government has asked the national government to intervene and help them…

Landslide displaces 39 individuals in Busay, Cebu City

Pegeen Maisie Sararaña and Paul Lauro 10/29/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines —  At least 39 individuals, or 12 families, were displaced after their houses were among those destroyed by a landslide in Sitio Garahe in Barangay Busay, Cebu City, at around 4 p.m. on Saturday,…

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…

7 landslides hit Cebu City over the weekend, 80 evacuated

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/15/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – No less than seven landslides hit the hinterland villages of Cebu City over the weekend, resulting in the displacement of at least 80 individuals, authorities confirmed. Raquel Arce, head of the Cebu City…

Quake forces closure of Kennon Road, other routes in northern Luzon

Vincent Cabreza 07/27/2022

BAGUIO CITY—The Kennon Road in this city has been closed to traffic due to multiple slides after the magnitude 7 earthquake that shook Luzon Wednesday, July 27, morning, the Department of Public Works and Highways announced. Despite…

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…

Bus driver, passengers escape near death experience – DRRMO chief

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 07/09/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A bus driver and his passengers were lucky to have been left unharmed when landslide happened along the national highway in Oslob, Cebu early on Saturday morning, July 9. This was according to…

CDRRMO issues reminders in case of landslides

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 06/21/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (CDRRMO) has issued reminders on what to do in case of landslides. Renzo del Rosario, CDRRMO data management chief, urges the public to call…

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