76 mendicants rescued in Cebu City streets

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 09/13/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — At least 76 mendicants were rescued in Cebu City streets during the conduct of the Joint Anti Mendicancy and Rescue Operation over the weekend. Police Lieutenant Colonel Wilbert Parilla, deputy director for operations…

Rescuers save 3 quarry workers in landslide in Bohol

Leo Udtohan - Correspondent / @leoudtohanINQ 08/30/2021

TAGBILARAN CITY – Authorities rescued a family of three following a landslide in Barangay San Jose in Getafe town, Bohol on Monday afternoon, August 30. Franco Torremocha, 46; his live-in partner Elizabeth Cuajao, 32; and their five-year-old…

Rescuers fight time, weather in Japan landslide; some 80 missing

Reuters 07/05/2021

TOKYO — More than a thousand Japanese rescuers combed through crumbled houses and buried roads on Monday two days after landslides tore through a seaside city, fighting time and poor weather to search for some 80 people…

USC Senior High School students mount art exhibit in celebration of Animal Rights Week

PR 06/22/2021

  CEBU CITY, Philippines –After more than a year of silence, the USC Senior High School Art and Design students in the South Campus finally opens their annual art exhibit dubbed “HULAGWAY ‘21” on June 23, Wednesday,…

Man attempts to jump off old Mandaue-Mactan bridge due to ‘family problems’

Doris C. Bongcac 04/20/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – Citing unresolved “family problems,” a 28-year-old man attempted to jump off from the Osmeña Bridge, more known as the old Mandaue-Mactan Bridge, on Tuesday morning, April 20, 2021. The man was saved by…

V-hire driver, who saved woman from jumping off bridge, to be recognized

Futch Anthony Inso 04/12/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines- The Lapu-Lapu City government will give recognition to a van-for-hire (V-Hire) driver who rescued a 23-year-old woman who tried to jump off the first Mactan-Mandaue Bridge. Chan said that he considered Ritchie Amado, V-Hire…

DSWD to monitor Lumad children upon going home

Delta Derycka C. Letigio 02/20/2021

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) will be monitoring the Lumad children who have been brought home to Talaingod, Davao del Norte on February 18, 2021, after being “rescued” by…

CHR-7 begins investigation on Lumads ‘rescue’ operation

Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/17/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Commission on Human Rights in Central Visayas (CHR-7) has started its investigation on the “rescue” operation involving Lumads last February 15, 2021. CHR-7 chief investigator Leo Villarino, in a phone interview with reporters on…

Rescue operations for passengers, crew members of ill-fated ship in Danao City delayed due to bad weather

Delta Letigio 01/12/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Some of the passengers and crew members of LCT Manoling 2, a ship that ran aground off the coast of Danao City, have yet to be rescued due to bad weather. LCT Manoling…

PROBE, Ceset to continue nabbing violators, rescuing street dwellers on New Year

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/31/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Prevention Restoration Order Beautification and Enhancement (PROBE) team and City Environment and Sanitation Enhancement Team (Ceset) will continue to rescue street dwellers and arrest quarantine violators as the year is…

Rescue operations for homeless in Cebu City non-stop

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/15/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella has ordered another intensified campaign to rescue and bring to their homes the homeless individuals roaming in the city. Labella’s order came amid the request of the Cebu…

Residents call for help online as 11 villages in Tuburan, Cebu affected by floodwater 

Morexette Marie B. Erram, Paul Lauro 12/02/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Rescue operations are now ongoing in Tuburan town, northwestern Cebu as floodwaters emerged due to incessant rains on Wednesday, December 2, 2020. Tuburan Vice Mayor Aljun Diamante confirmed in a phone interview with reporters on…

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