Fire victims living at CICC compound to be transferred this month

Mary Rose Sagarino 06/17/2024

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The Housing Urban and Development Office (HUDO) is targeting to transfer the residents living inside the Cebu International Convention Center (CICC) to the transitory housing later this month. HUDO in-charge Karlo Cabahug said…

CCDRRMO: Returning Estero de Parian residents will be turned away, relocation lot forfeited

Rashe Zoe Sophia Piquero 10/12/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Cebu City Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office (CCDRRMO) said on Thursday, October 12, that permanent relocation lots given to the affected residents of Estero de Parian will be forfeited if they insist…

Estero de Parian residents say relocation not enough, cry for financial aid, too

Rashe Zoe Sophia Piquero 10/12/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Families, living at the mouth of the Estero de Parian, who will be relocated to a safer and permanent resettlement area in Cebu City, are calling on the city government to give them…

Landslide-affected residents in Brgy Sudlon II, Cebu City told by MGB-7 to relocate

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 06/28/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Mines and Geosciences Bureau in Central Visayas (MGB-7) has recommended the transfer of residents away from the landslide-affected area in Sitio Upper Cantipla, in Barangay Sudlon II, Cebu City. MGB-7’s recommendation was…

Rama to Lot 937 residents: “The city government will be a part of the solution, but according to the Law”

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 11/09/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama denied claims that the city government is not doing anything to help affected residents of the ongoing court-ordered demolition at the controversial Lot 937 in Sitio San Miguel,…

Lot 937 owner said they offered financial assistance to affected families

Futch Anthony Inso 11/03/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The company that bought the 4.6-hectare Lot 937 in Sitio San Miguel, Barangay Apas, clarified that they earlier offered financial assistance to families that were affected by Thursday’s demolition. Mazy’s Capital Inc. spokesperson…

Relocation, financial aid to 200 affected Apas residents readied — Cebu City gov’t

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 11/03/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — As the ongoing demolition of structures located at controversial Lot 937 in Sitio San Miguel, Barangay Apas in Cebu City is seen to displace about 200 households, the city government assured them of…

A month after massive flooding, 18 families still stuck at Casuntingan gym in Mandaue

Mary Rose Sagarino 10/06/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Almost one month after the massive flooding in Mandaue City, at least 18 families are still stuck at the Barangay Casuntingan gym. It can be recalled that during the September 9 flooding, thousands…

Urban Poor Alliance seeks dialogue with Rama on 3-meter easement rule

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 09/10/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A group of urban poor residents in Cebu City whose houses will soon be demolished as the city continues to implement the three-meter easement rule is set to ask Cebu City Mayor Michael…

Affected families hope Cebu City sticks to relocation promise as easement clearing ops begin

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/08/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Olga Galo stood at one end of Kinalumsan Bridge along N. Bacalso Avenue on Monday, August 8, watching authorities dismantle the house where she and her family once lived. The 29-year-old housewife was…

Cebu City preps another batch of stall vendors for relocation

Dyrecka Letigio 09/21/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Market Operations Division (MOD) is already preparing another 20 vendors from the Carbon Unit II for relocation for the fixing of the stalls. On September 21, 2021, the MOD met…

Chan mulls transfer of Ibo families displaced by ‘storm surge’

Doris C. Bongcac 12/21/2020

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – Families that were displaced by a ‘storm surge’ that hit the coastal community of Barangay Ibo will no longer be allowed to return to the area. In an advisory released by the Lapu-Lapu…

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