CCFO intensifies info drive on use of Christmas lights

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 10/01/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Fire Office (CCFO) has intensified its information drive on the proper use of Christmas lights as these kinds of lights can now be seen in some houses and places in…

Lapu councilor appeals for help in repairing Odette-damaged daycare centers

Futch Anthony Inso 09/30/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — A Lapu-Lapu City councilor has appealed to the private sector to help in repairing daycare centers that were damaged by super typhoon Odette in December 2021. This is after Councilor Annabeth Cuizon confirmed…

Mandaue City allocates more funds to repair damaged classrooms

Mary Rose Sagarino 08/23/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Mandaue City has allocated an additional P17 million for the repair of public schools in the city damaged by super typhoon Odette. City Councilor Malcolm Sanchez, chairman of the committee on education, said…

More Odette-affected families in Mandaue receive cash assistance

Mary Rose Sagarino 08/10/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Almost 100 Odette-affected families in Mandaue City received their P5,000 financial assistance from the National Housing Authority (NHA) on Wednesday, August 10, 2022. The distribution to 96 beneficiaries coming from the city’s 27…

Teacher in Umapad: I let husband fix damaged classroom to save on cost

Mary Rose Sagarino 08/09/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Unlike other schools where most parents of the students help to clean or fix things in a room during a Brigada Eskwela, in one of the schools of Mandaue City, the teacher’s husband…

19 Mandaue public schools damaged by Odette up for repair

Mary Rose Sagarino 07/27/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — SOME 19 public schools in Mandaue City damaged by super typhoon Odette already have their programs of work. City Councilor Malcolm Sanchez, chairman of the Committee on Education of the Mandaue City Council,…

Chan to send rescue team to Abra

Futch Anthony Inso 07/27/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Lapu-Lapu City Government is set to deploy its Collapsed Structure Search & Rescue Team from the Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (DRRMO) to help the earthquake victims in the Province of…

Rama tasks ‘resident ombudsman’ to probe Odette financial aid anomalies

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/09/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama has ordered City Hall’s resident ombudsman, Lawyer Homer Cabaral, and other city lawyers to investigate the anomalies surrounding the Odette financial assistance distribution.  “There is no more need…

Long queues greet Odette victims in Cebu City

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/04/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Jovita Bacalso was eager to already receive her share of the cash aid that the Cebu City government promised to families that were affected by super typhoon Odette. She did not mind having…

Odette aid: 33,000 more Cebu City residents to receive P5,000 cash

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/03/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — There will be 33,231 more Odette victims who will receive P5,000 financial aid from Cebu City. The Cebu City Treasurer’s Office and the Department of Social Welfare and Services (DSWS) are set to…

Rice farmers in region to receive financial assistance from DA

Mary Rose Sagarino 05/31/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Rice farmers in the region will receive financial assistance from the Department of Agriculture in Central Visayas (DA-7) next month. DA-7 OIC Director Joel Elumba said about 93,000 farmers in the region will…

3,000 tons of stinking post-Odette garbage permeate ‘unbearable’ smell in Barangay Inayawan

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/23/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Residents of Barangay Inayawan have raised concerns about the unbearable smell they have been experiencing in the past days. Gea, whose family lives near Ocampo Drive, told CDN Digital that it has been…

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