Mandaue City to repair Odette-damaged bollards after May 9 polls

Mary Rose Sagarino 03/30/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Mandaue City will start the repair of the bollards that were damaged by super typhoon Odette after the May 9 elections. Architect Marlo Ocleasa, head of the City Planning and Development Office (CPDO),…

DSWD-7: P2.1B still needed to cover cash aid for all Odette-hit families in CV

Futch Anthony Inso 03/11/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Social Welfare and Development in Central Visayas (DSWD-7) would still need a budget of P2.1 billion as financial assistance, to cover all affected families that were devastated by super typhoon…

Forced evacuation for calamities ordinance in Cebu City passed

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/05/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Council has passed an ordinance that would allow the government to implement forced evacuation in case of emergencies, calamities, and severe weather disturbances. Councilor Raymond Garcia, majority floor leader, drafted…

Mandaue police give V-Day gifts to families, who lost loved ones due to Odette

Mary Rose Sagarino 02/14/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — In celebration of Valentine’s Day, the Mandaue City Police Office have distributed relief goods and 10 liters of drinking water to families who lost loved ones due to super typhoon Odette. They also…

Cortes: Presidential bet is not my priority, my focus is on Mandaue’s problems

Mary Rose Sagarino 02/12/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Mandaue City Mayor Jonas Cortes still does not have a presidential bet as of the moment. Cortes said that he did not really think of it and it was not his focus as…

Cebu City councilor wants city to open co-working space

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/29/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Councilor Nestor Archival is asking the Executive Department to open a co-working space for workers in the city. In a resolution passed by the City Council, Archival said that since Typhoon…

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,…

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