MCDRRMO’s newly hired staff undergo disaster training

Mary Rose Sagarino 05/04/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines– The 27 newly hired personnel of the Mandaue City Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office (MCDRRMO) underwent rescue training on Tuesday, May 4, 2021. Their training will last for three months before they will be…

Mandaue maps out contingency plans for Storm Auring

Mary Rose Sagarino 02/18/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines – The Mandaue City Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office (MCDRRMO) with the city’s preparedness and response clusters conducted a virtual emergency meeting on Thursday, February 18, 2021, as part of the city’s preparation for…

Mandaue’s fire and disaster personnel taught dynamics of new fire trucks

Mary Rose Sagarino 11/28/2020

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The 40 personnel from the Mandaue City Disaster Risk Management Office (MCDRRMO) and two from the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP)-Mandaue underwent training on the proper use of the city’s four new fire…

Mandaue City boosts firefighting capability with 4 brand new firetrucks

Mary Rose Sagarino 11/18/2020

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines– Mandaue City boosted its firefighting capacity with the arrival on Wednesday, November 18, 2020, of four new additional fire trucks. The brand new ladder truck and three penetrator fire trucks were procured by the…

Emergency responders showcase capability in earthquake drill in Lapu-Lapu

Rosalie O. Abatayo 06/20/2019

LAPU-LAPU CITY — Will Cebu be ready to respond should a 7.2 magnitude earthquake hit us? The capacity of disaster responders in Lapu-Lapu City and neighboring local government units were put to the test during the National…

Motorcycle riding gunmen shot dead robbery suspect, suspected drug dependent

Rene F. Alima 06/28/2016

A ROBBERY suspect was shot dead by two motorcycle riding assailants in Barangay Tabunok, Talisay City at past 8 p.m. last Monday. The 28-year-old victim identified as Joseph Cabuenas alias Kabog, a resident of Sitio Ilang-Ilang, Barangay…

Boy sustains bruises while riding escalator

Nestle L. Semilla 05/16/2016

A SIX-YEAR-OLD boy sustained bruises and contusions in his stomach and privates after his shirt got snagged while riding an escalator in a mall in Mandaue City yesterday afternoon. A saleslady who witnessed the incident said the…

‘Readiness needs improvement’

Apple Ta-as, Izobelle T. Pulgo, Nestle Semilla, Norman V. Mendoza 04/21/2016

With sirens blaring at 9 a.m., hospital and local government employees in Cebu took part in the nationwide earthquake emergency drill yesterday. At the Vicente Sotto Memorial Medical Center (VSMMC), doctors, nurses and even visitors rushed out…

CICC grounds now a shanty town

Nestle L. Semilla 03/18/2016

SOME families displaced by the huge March 12 fire in Mandaue City have started setting up makeshift dwellings at the Cebu International Convention Center (CICC) grounds, transforming the parking and green spaces into a shanty town. With…

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