FireCheck Project uses technology in disaster mitigation and response

Doris C. Bongcac 02/26/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — With fire being a common occurrence especially in thickly populated communities in Metro Cebu, the national government is partnering with local communities in coming up with fire hazard mapping and possible mitigations. The…

CPIPO completes investment mapping on 16 LGUs

Rosalie O. Abatayo 04/27/2018

The Cebu Provincial Investments and Promotions Office (CPIPO) has already completed the investment mapping of 16 out of the 54 component cities and municipalities in the province as of the end of April. The CPIPO investment mapping…

Participatory: The way cultural mapping should be

Jobers R. Bersales 02/21/2018

I witnessed the oath-taking of nearly a hundred cultural mappers from the different barangays and schools of Argao last Thursday. Despite running a mild fever and plenty of coughing and sneezing, I made sure I would be…

Ocean mapping on a global sailing trip

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 12/20/2017

An ocean mapping expedition around the globe is making its stop in Cebu. The 33-meter Swiss sailboat named Fleur de Passion has 12 crew members who will take samples to assess plastic levels in the ocean, greenhouse…

On heritage mapping

NESTOR B. RAMIREZ 10/31/2017

For many bustling cities like Cebu, the terms “heritage” and “development” are almost always taken in the context of being a protagonist and antagonist, always clashing with another when development is supposed to consider in all its…

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