Cebu Province declares state of calamity due to El Niño

Pia Piquero 05/18/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Cebu Provincial Government has declared the entire province under a state of calamity. This decision follows the submission of initial reports to the provincial government, detailing the damage and losses to crops…

Cebu City water crisis: Rama says no council approval needed for P96.94-M calamity funds

Pia Piquero 04/04/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Cebu City Council’s approval is not required for using the P96.94 million calamity funds amid the water crisis. Mayor Michael Rama clarified that since the city declared a state of calamity and a…

Cebu Daily Newscast: ‘Water crisis’ in Cebu City, declares Mayor Rama

CDN Digital 04/02/2024

Listen to Cebu Daily Newscast and get the latest stories in and around Cebu. Here’s what you need to know on Tuesday, April 2, 2024. ‘Water crisis’ in Cebu City, declares Mayor Rama Mayor Michael Rama has…

Rama wants state of calamity declared in Cebu City due to El Niño 

Josh Almonte 03/23/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Mayor Michael Rama wants to place Cebu City under a state of calamity or a state of emergency due to the effects of the El Niño phenomenon. The declaration will allow City Hall…

Looc fire victims promised cash aid

Mary Rose Sagarino 03/13/2024

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – Looc fire victims will be given cash and food assistance to help them start anew, barangay captain Raul Kevin Cabahug said. They are set to receive cash assistance amounting to P10, 000 for…

Davao Oriental placed under state of calamity due to floods, landslides

Germelina Lacorte 01/28/2024

DAVAO CITY — The Provincial Board of Davao Oriental has placed the entire province under a state of calamity due to the destruction wrought by floods and landslides brought about by the continuous rain spawned by the…

Cotabato town placed under state of calamity due to flooding

Williamor A. Magbanua 06/27/2023

KIDAPAWAN CITY — The local government has placed Kabacan town in Cotabato province under a state of calamity as 10 of its 24 villages were flooded after the Kabacan river swelled due to torrential rains last week. Vice…

Aklan, Capiz town declare state of calamity due to Paeng

Joey Marzan 10/31/2022

ILOILO CITY—The whole province of Aklan and one town in neighboring Capiz declared a state of calamity over the weekend amid the devastation caused by Tropical Storm Paeng (international name: Nalgae). A state of calamity declaration would…

Mandaue City to give P3K to every family affected by Sept 9 flooding

Mary Rose Sagarino 10/05/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — More than 5,000 families affected by the massive September 9 flooding in Mandaue City, will be receiving P3,000 financial assistance from the city government. A total of 5,623 families were affected by the…

Mandaue City drafts flood mitigation measures during round table discussion

Mary Rose Sagarino 09/14/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — A few anti-flood projects were proposed on Wednesday, September 14, during the round table discussion hosted by the Mandaue City Government. With the recent massive flooding in Mandaue City, the city government called…

Mandaue City placed under state of calamity

Mary Rose Sagarino 09/12/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu—Mandaue City has been placed under state of calamity due to the effects of the massive flooding that happened last Friday, September 9, 2022. Members of the Mandaue City Council, during its regular session on…

CDRRMC wants state of calamity declared in Mandaue City

Doris C. Bongcac 09/10/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — Members of the City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (CDRRMC) saw the need to place the city under a state of calamity following the massive flooding that forced the evacuation of more…

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