‘Give us relocation’

Morexette Erram 04/14/2018

Lapu-Lapu City’s coastal residents plea AROUND 20 years ago, the seawater surrounding the village of Pusok in Lapu-Lapu City, Cebu’s historic-resort city, was still enticing for residents like Mateo Curatao, 57, especially during summer. But Curatao, who…

DPWH told: Release funds for relocation of riverbank residents

Nestle L. Semilla 03/25/2018

FLOOD CONTROL PROJECTS CEBU City Councilor Jerry Guardo is urging the Department of Public Works and Highways in Central Visayas (DPWH-7) to release the budget intended for residents along riverbanks who will be affected by flood control…

Mambaling families lose homes, offered relocation

Nestle L. Semilla 01/08/2018

ABOUT 162 families in Sitio Tangke, Barangay Mambaling were left homeless after a court ordered demolition which took place at a privately owned lot yesterday. Judge Pamela Baring-Uy of the Municipal Trial Court in Cities (MTCC) Branch…

Financial aid, relocation for TS Agaton victims

Rosalie O. Abatayo 01/03/2018

Seven towns and two cities in southern Cebu have been identified by the provincial government as badly hit by Tropical Storm Agaton. “We have given support and cash assistance to the families of the casualties, which we…

MGB experts to check safety of relocation site in Boljoon

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 11/06/2017

Church lauded for donation; landslide-affected families open to moving to relocation site The four-hectare property donated by the church to be used as a relocation site for the families displaced by the landslides in Lower Becerril in…

Mandaue folk relocated

Norman V. Mendoza 10/01/2017

Instead of rebuilding their homes, about 17 households that were displaced by last Friday afternoon’s landslide in Barangay Cabancalan, Mandaue City, were transferred to a shelter at a compound owned by their employer. About 60 people packed…

Monday’s rain flood three zones, relocation site in Mandaue City

Norman V. Mendoza 09/19/2017

LAST Monday’s rain flooded three zones or sitios in Barangay Pakna-an with more than a thousand homes in ankle-deep floodwater after the Butuanon River overflowed in the evening. At the 6.5-hectare relocation site in Barangay Pakna-an, 40-year-old…

38 houses near creek demolished

Norman V. Mendoza 09/12/2017

At least 38 structures within the three-meter easement of Mantuyong creek at Sitio Sapa-Sapa Barangay Ibabao-Estancia in Mandaue City were demolished on Tuesday after residents disregarded the notices to vacate their homes. The Housing and Urban Development…

Settlers worried over relocation in wake of CICC deal

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 08/23/2017

WITH Mandaue City closing a deal with the province to acquire the dilapidated Cebu International Convention Center (CICC), the displaced fire victims who took residence at the building voiced their concern over their relocation. Jose Mepisa, who…

Fire victims prepare to move out

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/18/2017

The Mandaue City government is now working overtime to find a suitable relocation site for over 1,000 individuals who have made the Cebu International Convention Center (CICC) grounds their home for over a year, with barely a…

Flood hits Paknaan relocation site anew

Norman V. Mendoza 05/24/2017

Houses at the relocation site in Barangay Paknaan, Mandaue City were once again submerged in flood waters after the Butuanon River overflowd following a heavy downpour past 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday. Houses in Zones Talong, Sili and…

Evacuees refuse to leave CICC

Norman V. Mendoza 05/11/2017

THE displaced residents of Mantuyong creek who are temporarily staying at the Cebu International Convention Center (CICC) grounds were again ordered by the Housing and Urban Development Office (Hudo) of the Mandaue City government to vacate after…

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