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…

DOH wants extension of COVID-19 state of calamity in PH

John Eric Mendoza 09/03/2022

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Health (DOH) wants to extend the state of calamity for COVID-19 in the country, its officer in charge Maria Rosario Vergeire, said on Friday. The DOH said they recommended extending the…

Rehabilitation of Agaton-struck barangays in Cebu City begins

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/23/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Rehabilitation of TD Agaton-struck barangays is expected to start soon after the Cebu City Council granted Mayor Michael Rama’s request to declare a state of calamity. However, the City Council only declared 35…

Rama to appeal to Cebu City Council for State of Calamity over TD Agaton

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/19/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama said he will appeal to the City Council for the declaration of a State of Calamity in the City due to the damages it sustained during Tropical Depression…

Cebu City Council declares State of Preparedness to access funds for Agaton rehab

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/14/2022

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Council has refused to declare a State of Calamity for the city over the damages it incurred due to Tropical Depression Agaton. Instead, it has chosen to declare the…

State of calamity declared in flood-hit Davao de Oro

Carmelito Francisco 04/09/2022

DAVAO CITY — Davao de Oro has been placed under a state of calamity as the province deals with severe floods that have killed at least two residents and displaced 4,600 families. The provincial government on Friday…

Damage in Cebu province’s tourism industry: P112 million and counting

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/06/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Most tourist establishments and popular spots in Cebu province remained closed, three weeks after Typhoon Odette (international name: Rai) battered the island province. And as of January 3, 2022, the Provincial Tourism Office…

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