Cebu City Fire Office reminds public: Check electrical wiring to avoid fire

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 03/07/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Fire Office (CCFO) is reminding the public to check on the electrical wiring of their homes or buildings to lessen the risk of a fire incident. This is what Senior…

BFP to Cebu City fire victims: Help us punish the perpetrator

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 02/06/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — No one has been charged for the fire incidents that were reported in Cebu City shortly after super typhoon Odette hit on December 16, 2021. As of this writing, Fire Officer 3 (FO3) Emerson…

E-Dalaw temporarily suspended in Cebu City Jail Male Dorm

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 12/28/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The e-Dalaw program for inmates of the Cebu City Jail Male Dormitory has been temporarily suspended pending the reactivation of electricity that was cut off due to super typhoon Odette. But Jail Superintendent…

#CDNPaskoSaSugbo: A taxi driver’s Christmas wish

Pegeen Maisie Sararana 12/27/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — They are everywhere, always ready should customers need to be transported to work, home or to wherever they want to be. However, like any other Cebuano, taxi drivers are also badly affected by…

Odette death toll rises to 367, but most cases still being validated — NDRRMC

Francis Mangosing 12/25/2021

MANILA, Philippines — Death toll from Typhoon Odette (Rai) has risen to 367, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council said on Saturday, Christmas Day. Only 44 deaths were considered confirmed so far by the disaster…

China extends P50M cash aid for #OdettePH rehab

Doris C. Bongcac 12/25/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – China has allocated $1,000,000 (approximately P50 million) in emergency cash assistance to help in the Philippine government’s post #OdettePH recovery efforts, an advisory from the Chinese Consulate in Cebu reads. The cash aid…

CCPO will not recommend adjusting curfew hours as theft and robbery incidents not alarming yet

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 12/23/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines —The top official of the Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) will not recommend adjusting the city’s curfew hours since theft and robbery incidents here are not yet alarming. Police Colonel Josefino Ligan, CCPO director,…

Talisay City police nab two individuals selling overpriced fuel

Pegeen Maisie Sararana 12/23/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Talisay police continue to monitor individuals who take advantage of the high demand for petroleum products after they arrested two men for alleged selling of overpriced fuel in a buy-bust operation conducted in…

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…

No reported theft and robbery incidents in some areas in Cebu City so far 

Pegeen Maisie Sararana 12/20/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police in some stations here said there were no reported theft and robbery incidents in their areas of jurisdiction after super typhoon Odette pummeled the region on Thursday night, December 16, 2021.  Despite…

IN PHOTOS: Cebuanos struggle to recover from #OdettePH

Doris C. Bongcac 12/18/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Clearing operations continue in parts of Metro Cebu two days after Typhoon Odette hit. Cebuanos either walk to their destinations or take habal-habal (motorcycle for hire) ride because of the scarcity of public…

LOOK: Wrath of #OdettePH in Cebu

12/17/2021

Mandaue City, Cebu–Cebu City and the rest of Cebu were among those badly hit by the strength of typhoon Odette (international name: Rai) on Thursday night, December 16, 2021. In a bulletin of Pagasa issued  at 8…

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