COA to Cebu City: Conditions not met for P20.8M taken from quick response funds for fire victims

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/22/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Commission on Audit (COA) has issued an audit observation memorandum (AOM) to the Cebu City government for using the quick response fund (QRF) of the city on fire-struck barangays in 2019 without…

El Niño damages P121M worth of crops in Cebu province

Rosalie O. Abatayo 05/22/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — It may have rained in parts of Cebu province the last few days, but this was not enough to remedy the ill effects of the mild El Niño phenomenon. The Provincial Disaster Risk…

Cebu City disaster head eyes bigger allocation for El Niño mitigation

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/13/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The 27 million allocation which the Cebu City Risk Reduction Management Office (CCRRMO) requested earlier is no longer enough to caution the ill effects of the El Niño phenomenon. Anticipating the damage caused…

Capitol ready to extend aid to typhoon victims in Luzon

Morexette Erram, Victor Anthony V. Silva 12/26/2016

The Cebu provincial government is ready to extend relief assistance to storm-ravaged areas in Luzon, a Capitol official said. Baltazar Tribunalo Jr., head of the Cebu Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (PDRRMO), said they are…

ALERT UP FOR LAWIN

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Edison Delos Angeles, Izobelle T. Pulgo, Jose Santino S. Bunachita, Nestle L. Semilla 10/19/2016

Better safe than sorry. Although Cebu is not in the path of Super Typhoon “Lawin” (international name: Haima), local disaster and law enforcement authorities yesterday geared up for an intense weather disturbance that was bearing down fast…

Still enough funds for anti-dengue drive

Nestle L. Semilla 10/18/2016

Cebu Provincial Budget Officer Danilo Rodas said there is still P9 million left in the Quick Response Fund (QRF) for use in the province’s campaign against dengue. The Provincial Board placed the whole province under state of…

State of calamity declaration mulled

Morexette Erram, Nestle L. Semilla 10/12/2016

First it was the City of Cebu. Now comes the province. Capitol officials yesterday recommended the declaration of a state of calamity over rising dengue cases in the province. The recommendation to Governor Hilario Davide III, made…

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