Cebu province prepares for La Niña

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/28/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu province is gearing up for another wave of La Niña. The Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (PDRRMO) recently announced that the Capitol will be convening the Provincial Disaster Council in…

‘Presence of mind’ when visiting natural attractions

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/27/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Tourists planning to visit natural attractions in Cebu province are told to always be on the lookout on their surroundings. This developed after a family outing on Sunday, September 26, in Tinubdan Falls…

Cebu spared from Tropical Depression Jolina’s wrath

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/07/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – With no reported casualties, Cebu was spared from Tropical Depression Jolina’s (international name: Conson) wrath as it made its way across southern Luzon on Tuesday, September 7, 2021. The Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction…

LGUs told: Don’t allow fisherfolk to sail amid bad weather

Morexette Marie B. Erram 06/01/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (PDRRMO) urged local responders to strictly monitor seawaters in their respective areas for any fisherfolks sailing out to the sea.  At least 36 areas in central and north…

Bising leaves 1 dead in north Cebu

Morexette Marie B. Erram, Paul Lauro 04/19/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The effects of Typhoon Bising (international codename: Surigae) left one fatality in northern Cebu.  Olivia Popoy, 47, died after sustaining severe injuries when a coconut tree fell on a shanty where she and…

Over 5K evacuees in Cebu set to go home

Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/22/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The storm signals all over Cebu have been lifted on Monday, February 22, and thousands of evacuees from disaster-prone areas in the province are set to home. The Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and…

Cebu on red alert for #AuringPH

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/20/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu Province and Cebu City are now under red alert for the incoming Tropical Storm Auring. This means that all emergency and disaster personnel of the local government units (LGUs) are already on-standby…

TD Vicky: No casualties in Cebu but people evacuated, properties damaged

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/19/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu Province was not left unscarred of Tropical Depression (TD) Vicky when it passed by southern and central Cebu on the dawn of Saturday, December 19, 2020. The Cebu Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction…

One dead in Danao, hundreds in central Cebu evacuated due to floods

Morexette Marie B. Erram 12/02/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Jay Waren Almaden was not able to report to his workplace in Lapu-Lapu City on Wednesday morning, December 2, 2020. Almaden, 27, was found dead at the downstream portion of Tangon River in…

FACES OF CEBU: Rhee Telen Jr., giving LSIs a home away from home

Rosalie Abatayo 09/13/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Terminals are a familiar, yet not so pleasing, sight for Rhee Telen Jr. Telen, 27, spent the last 20 years in about 20 residences. He and his family moved from different towns and…

Cebu Capitol building safe after Tuesday quake

Rosalie O. Abatayo 08/18/2020

Cebu City, Philippines — The Capitol compound remains safe with no damage incurred from the Magnitude 6.6 quake that hit Masbate and was felt in parts of Cebu on Tuesday morning, August 18, 2020. This was the…

PDRRMO to local responders: Formulate contingency plan in case n-CoV enters Cebu

Rosalie O. Abatayo 01/24/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Local Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Offices (LDRRMOs) have been alerted to remain vigilant on the public health hazard that the 2019 novel coronavirus may bring should it make its way in the…

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