Flood hits 2 villages in Badian

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/01/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – At least two coastal villages in Badian town in southwestern Cebu experienced brief flooding last Wednesday evening, August 31 due to heavy rainfall. The Cebu Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (PDRRMO)…

#OdettePH: Number of fatalities in Cebu reaches 96

Morexette Marie B. Erram 12/23/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The number of fatalities in the entire island of Cebu has reached 96, a week since Typhoon Odette (international name: Rai). As of Thursday, December 23, 2021, data local reporters compiled from the…

Close to 2k residents in Cebu province evacuated as #OdettePH to cross Central Visayas tonight, Dec. 16

Morexette Marie B. Erram 12/16/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Close to 2,000 individuals from various towns and cities in Cebu province have already been evacuated hours before Typhoon Odette (international name: Rai) is expected to hit Central Visayas. Based on initial data from…

Cebu province braces for Odette, warns residents of storm surges, flash flood and landslides

Morexette Marie B. Erram 12/14/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu province is bracing for the onslaught of Several Tropical Storm Rai, to be assigned the name Odette in the country. The Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (PDRRMO) has begun deploying…

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…

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