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…

MGB-7 to LGUs: Use geohazard maps to prepare for TS Auring

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/20/2021

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Mines and Geosciences Bureau in Central Visayas (MGB-7) is urging local government units (LGUs) to refer to the geohazard map to identify areas that need more attention for the incoming Tropical…

Cebu City now under blue alert for incoming Auring PH

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/18/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City is now under blue alert for incoming Tropical Storm Auring PH which is expected to pass Northern and Central Cebu on Sunday, February 21, 2021. Ramil Ayuman, the head of the…

Prepare for TD Auring — Cebu City dad tells barangays

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/17/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Councilor David Tumulak, the chairperson for the committee on disaster risk reduction and management, is urging the mountain and riverside barangays to prepare for Tropical Depression Auring. The state weather bureau…

Mandaue’s disaster agency now on red alert

Mary Rose Sagarino 12/18/2020

  MANDAUE CITY, Philippines – The Mandaue City Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office (MCDRRMO) is now on red alert status as signal no. 1 was raised over central and southern Cebu due to Tropical Depression Vicky. Lawyer…

Manipis Road closed starting 8 p.m. for TD Vicky

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/18/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Manipis Road, linking Talisay City and Toledo City, will be closed from 8 p.m. this Friday, December 18, 2020, until further notice as Tropical Depression (TD) Vicky draws nearer southern Cebu. The…

Gullas wants preemptive evacuation in mountain, coastal barangays of Talisay City

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/18/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Talisay City Mayor Gerald Anthony “Samsam” Gullas has ordered mountain and coastal  barangays to conduct preemptive evacuation if necessary ahead of the arrival of tropical depression Vicky.  Gullas said in a statement that since the…

Cebu City’s disaster chief: We need a command center

12/04/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (CDRRMO) is appealing to the City Council to approve the P120 million budget needed to build a new command center that can also house…

Cebu City on alert for incoming tropical depression

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/06/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government is on alert for an incoming tropical depression (TD) which is expected to enter the Philippine Area of Responsibility tonight, November 6, 2020. Councilor David Tumulak, the city council’s…

MGB-7 warns public of landslides, flash floods during La Niña

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/15/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Mines and Geosciences Bureau in Central Visayas (MGB-7) warned the public of possible landslides and flash floods during the La Niña season. In a statement, MGB 7 Director Armando Malicse urged local…

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