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…

River in Danao City overflows; 30 families evacuated

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

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Disaster and rescue personnel in Danao City are currently doing evacuation and search and rescue operations after one of the city’s major tributaries overflowed on Wednesday morning, December 2, 2020. Roland Reyes, head of the…

IN PHOTOS: Cebu City rescues 170 more street dwellers

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/20/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government continued at dawn on Tuesday, October 20, its rescue of street dwellers to send them back to their hometowns. Cebu City policemen and members of the city’s Prevention Restoration…

A street dweller’s plea: ‘Let us stay’

Alven Marie Timtim 10/16/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—As police started rounding up street dwellers here, 72-year-old Serlita Ejolin couldn’t help but worry about her future. Ejolin was one of 100 street dwellers who were ‘rescued’ by personnel of the Cebu City Police…

Labella orders rescue of homeless individuals, mendicants

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/13/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella on Tuesday, October 13, 2020, ordered the rescue of homeless individuals here. The mayor said in a press conference on Tuesday morning that he noticed an increasing number…

Koko, rescued aspin, has found a family, home

Immae Lachica 09/14/2020

  CEBU CITY, Philippines— A year after being left to die on the streets of Cebu, one stray puppy is enjoying life in her forever home in, Lapu-Lapu City. It can be remembered that June of last…

3 mothers from Lapu-Lapu City plead guilty to online trafficking charges 

Doris C. Bongcac 02/19/2020

Lapu-Lapu City Regional Trial Court Branch 70 Judge Christine Muga-Abad rendered her judgment on Wednesday, February 19, after the online traffickers pleaded guilty to multiple trafficking charges filed against them under plea bargain agreements, said a statement…

Dinagat-bound boat runs aground, 20 passengers rescued in Surigao City

Erwin Mascariñas - Inquirer Mindanao 12/24/2019

SURIGAO CITY – A boat carrying 20 passengers bound for Dinagat Island for Christmas were rescued by the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) after its engine ran aground, buffeted by strong winds and heavy rains brought about by…

Motorbanca rescued off coast of Danao City

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/24/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—A motorized banca was rescued by the coast guard off the coast of Barangay Taytay in Danao City northern Cebu on Monday evening, December 23, 2019. In a statement released to the media on December…

Motorcycle driver jumps from CSCR viaduct to end life

Alven Marie Timtim 11/04/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines–Junie Egason, 36, was travelling to south Cebu when he decided to make a quick stop in a portion of the Cebu South Coastal Road (CSCR) viaduct that is facing the vicinity of Barangay Pasil…

Typhoon leaves 19 dead as Japan launches major rescue

10/13/2019

TOKYO (AP) — Helicopters, boats and thousands of troops were deployed across Japan Sunday to rescue people stranded in flooded homes Sunday as the death toll from a ferocious typhoon climbed to at least 19 with more…

Previous           Next

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.