15 Cebu City brgys submerged in knee-deep water Thursday night – CDRRMO

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 08/06/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — At least 15 of the 80 barangays in Cebu City were submerged in knee-deep flooding as a result of the heavy downpour Thursday night, the Cebu City Risk Reduction and Management Office (CDRRMO)…

Dying in an earthquake: Experts say it’s not just the tremor

Cristina Eloisa Baclig - Content Researcher Writer / @inquirerdotnet 07/28/2022

MANILA, Philippines—Earthquakes—which can result in ground shaking, soil liquefaction, landslides, fissures, avalanches, fires, tsunamis, and other destruction—have caused 750,000 deaths globally from 1998 to 2017, according to World Health Organization (WHO). Earthquakes, which can strike suddenly and…

Cebu City on blue alert status due to LPA

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/09/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (CDRRMO) has raised a blue alert level for an upcoming low pressure area (LPA).  Racquel Arce, CDRRMO chief, said that the city would remain…

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…

Cebu City Council declares State of Preparedness to access funds for Agaton rehab

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/14/2022

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Council has refused to declare a State of Calamity for the city over the damages it incurred due to Tropical Depression Agaton. Instead, it has chosen to declare the…

Easterlies bring moderate rains over Cebu – Pagasa

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/28/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Do not forget to bring your umbrellas and jackets. According to the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration in Mactan moderate rains will be experienced in Cebu this Monday as a result…

Portions of Manipis Road closed indefinitely

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/13/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Motorists usually passing through the Talisay-Toledo Wharf Access Road, also called Manipis Road, better start looking for alternative routes. This, after the City of Talisay – Traffic Operations and Development Authority (CT-TODA) announced…

34 riverside structures in Mambaling to be cleared — Guardo

Dyrecka Letigio 10/09/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The rains in the past week has caused an increase in the number of high-risk areas around riversides and mountainsides in Cebu City. Councilor Jerry Guardo, the chairperson of the committee on infrastructure…

Talisay closes Manipis to Camp IV roads from 6 p.m. to 5 a.m. due to landslides

Mae Fhel Gom-os 10/09/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Talisay City government has decided to temporarily close the road along Barangays Manipis and Camp IV from 6 p.m. to 5 a.m. due to the continuing landslides in the area. Alvin Santillana,…

Dante PH aftermath: 5 landslides, 3 fires in Cebu City

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/02/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (CDRRMO) revealed that Tropical Storm (TS) Dante left Cebu City with a total of five landslides in various barangays and three fires. In the…

Cebu City under blue alert, red rainfall warning persists

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/01/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Emergency personnel are under blue alert as heavy rains continue due to Tropical Storm Dante which is moving towards Eastern Samar as per the latest weather bulletin by Pagasa. The…

Typhoon Bising displaces 130,000, leaves 2 dead in Bicol

Ma. April Mier-Manjares, Mars Arguelles, Stephanie Florida 04/21/2021

LEGAZPI CITY, Albay, Philippines — Floods and landslides caused by moderate to heavy rain dumped by Typhoon “Bising” (international name Surigae), which affected Bicol region over the weekend and Monday, forced 39,341 families or 137,532 people to…

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