Mandaue on Alert Level 3 status: No lockdown, no need to appeal IATF ruling

Mary Rose Sagarino 01/13/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The Mandaue City government will not appeal the decision of the InterAgency Task Force (IATF) to place the city under Alert Level 3 from January 14 to January 31, 2022. Lawyer John Eddu…

Lapu-Lapu City identifies individuals who will receive P5K subsidy

Futch Anthony Inso 01/12/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Lapu-Lapu City Government has already master listed 83,941 individuals who will receive the P5,000 financial assistance for families badly affected by super typhoon Odette. This was confirmed by Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan…

Odette leaves P3.3B agri damage in Central Visayas…and counting

Mary Rose Sagarino 01/06/2022

  MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The damage to agriculture brought by super typhoon Odette in Central Visayas has now reached P3.3 billion. Joel Elumba, Executive Director of the Department of Agriculture in Central Visayas (DA-7), said this…

Task force created to hasten verification of Odette-affected beneficiaries for P5K aid

Futch Anthony Inso 01/06/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong”  Chan has created “Task force Bangon Oponganon” to expedite the survey and verification of households who will benefit from the P5,000 financial assistance for Super Typhoon Odette affected…

Living with the aftermath

Asiel Lohia R. Miranda - @inquirerdotnet 01/04/2022

A booming vibration cuts through the air, indicating the arrival of our persistent guest. “He-li-kap-ter!” The kid next door shrieks on cue. A helicopter flies past for the second time that day. It moves across a thin…

After Typhoon Odette hit: Bol-anons now ‘vulnerable’ to crime

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 01/02/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Many of the Bohol residents are now “vulnerable” to criminal elements who may want to take advantage of their situation, but police assured that their province has remained “peaceful.” Police Lieutenant Thomas Zen,…

Rama: We will find a way to fully bring back vaccination in the coming days

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/01/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama said the city government would find a way to bring back the vaccination program this 2022. The vaccination program had been greatly affected following the onslaught of Typhoon…

Ayala Center Cebu takes #ACCtion post-Odette

PR 12/30/2021

Ayala Center Cebu takes it one step at a time to reopen safely and provide Cebu residents with their needs and essentials. As of December 28, over 170 essential and retail stores and food and service establishments…

Lapu-Lapu DRRMO to give tents to families, whose homes were destroyed by Odette

Futch Anthony Inso 12/27/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (DRRMO) in Lapu-Lapu City will distribute tents to families, whose houses were destroyed by typhoon Odette.  Nagiel Bañacia, DRMMO head, said that this would serve as…

Chan: I’m ready to beg and kneel to dads for OK of P236M aid to Odette victims

Futch Anthony Inso 12/27/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan expressed his readiness to beg and kneel to each of the eight opposition city councilors for approval and release of the P236 million financial assistance to typhoon…

Lalamove supports Cebu’s recovery after Odette

PR 12/26/2021

Lalamove, an on-demand platform for same day delivery, is supporting relief efforts to help families displaced and affected by the devastation brought by Typhoon Odette. This is in addition to the immediate support the company will provide…

Damage caused by #OdettePH to Cebu City estimated now at P1.7B

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/22/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The estimated damage in Cebu City after the onslaught of Typhoon Odette has now reached P1.703 billion. The City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (CDRRMO) has released the estimate following a clearer…

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