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…

179 families evacuated in Cebu City due to danger of landslides

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/14/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Families and households in the mountain barangays in Cebu City have been evacuated as a precaution for landslides.  Cebu City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (CDRRMO) Head Ramil Ayuman said that thee families had…

Labella orders DEPW to check on all landslide and flooded areas

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 09/17/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella has ordered the Department of Engineering and Public Works (DEPW) to check on all areas that experienced landslides and flooding in the city in the last two days.…

Another landslide destroys properties in Cebu City

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 09/16/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The results of the heavy downpour on the evening of September 15, 2020 has already caused four landslides in different barangays here. Another one was recorded on Wednesday, September 16, 2020, this time…

Public warned of possible landslides as rains persist

Rosalie O. Abatayo 09/16/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebuanos living in upland areas are advised to remain vigilant and take precautionary measures for possible rain-induced landslides. Pagasa Mactan warned that the rains experienced in Metro Cebu in the past days have…

68 Cebu City residents displaced by landslides that hit Tuesday night

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 09/16/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Four separate landslides were reported in Cebu City in the last 12 hours as a result of the heavy downpour Tuesday night, September 15. Luckily, no one was reported injured in the landslides…

LPA brings rain over Metro Cebu

Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/06/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Damp weather will prevail in Metro Cebu today, Thursday, February 6, 2020. The Mactan bureau of the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa – Mactan) said this is due to the…

Floods, landslides hamper work to restore power after typhoon Ursula

the Inquirer staff 12/29/2019

Floods and landslides caused by Typhoon “Ursula” (international name: Phanfone) are hampering work to restore power in the Visayas where only 10 out of 29 affected areas now have electricity. National Grid Corp. of the Philippines (NGCP)…

Easterlies bring heavy rains in Cebu

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/13/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Take precautions, Cebu, as heavy rains and thunderstorms are expected to last all through the night this Friday, December 13, 2019. The Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Association Visayas (Pagasa-Visayas), said that…

Light rains can cause landslides in El Niño affected areas – PDRRMO

Rosalie O. Abatayo 04/09/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — While residents of El Niño-affected areas celebrate the light rains that dampened Cebu’s soils in the last few days, the Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (PDRRMO) warned of the possibility of…

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