DILG Cebu turns over evacuation center to LGU Bantayan

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 07/10/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines –The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) in Cebu Province turned over on Friday, July 8, a newly constructed evacuation center worth P9.2 million to the local government of Bantayan in Bantayan…

In Bogo City, 750 houses set for turnover to Yolanda victims

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/28/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – At least 750 houses in Bogo City, northern Cebu are set to be turned over to victims of Super Typhoon Yolanda, almost eight years after the tragedy occurred. The Bogo City Government announced…

Priest appeals for help to restore Daanbantayan church

Rosalie Abatayo 12/26/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines —The church still looks unscathe from the outside as it stood silent right there surrounded by uprooted trees and various debris. Inside the church is another story. It was like witnessing a repeat of…

Cebu company builds platform for emergency response, management

Max Limpag 11/01/2017

Helping relatives in Leyte after Typhoon Yolanda devastated the province four years ago made IT professional Cloyd Dedicatoria realize how woefully unprepared the country was for dealing with widescale devastation and emergencies. Dedicatoria, founder and chief executive…

Yolanda projects hanging

Melissa Q. Cabahug 07/10/2015

Several government agencies have yet to start implementing projects for victims of supertyphoon Yolanda which struck the country in November 2013. Only 32 percent or 697 of the total 2,185 projects in northern Cebu were completed while…

Environmental films free for students

PR 06/12/2015

The SM Green Film Festival (GFF) project aims to  make Filipinos aware of the plight of the earth today. Starting this month, SM will open its cinemas to students for  free screenings of environmental films and documentaries.…

US turns over feasibility study on water supply project to Tacloban

PR 06/10/2015

AS part of the US government’s continuing commitment to help the people of Leyte recover from the destruction caused by typhoon Yolanda, the United States Embassy Manila turned over to Tacloban City the Rapid Feasibility Study for…

Police monitoring escaped inmates from Leyte

Jucell Marie P. Cuyos 11/15/2013

THE Regional Intelligence Division (RID) of the Police Regional Office asked for the records of 700 escaped inmates from Leyte and Tacloban City who broke out in the aftermath of typhoon Yolanda. Supt. Paul Labra, RID director,…

Base infirmary seeks help

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 11/13/2013

Along with medical volunteers, donations of medicines are welcome in the Benito Ebuen Air Base in Mactan where hundreds of survivors of supertyphoon Yolanda have been flown in from Eastern Visayas since Friday. Capt. Michael S. Ching,…

Wedding goes on despite typhoon Yolanda’s onslaught

Jucell Marie P. Cuyos 11/09/2013

Not even typhoon Yolanda’s fury can stop the wedding of a police officer and a teacher in Mandaue City yesterday morning. Only one of the 10 sponsors made it to the wedding of PO2 Ronald Manlangit and…

Yolanda has more wind than rain

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Doris C. Bongcac, Jose Santino S. Bunachita 11/09/2013

The winds were fierce in Cebu’s far north, blowing off roofs and fallen trees. However, supertyphoon Yolanda, which carried more punch than 1990’s Ruping, brought less rain and devastation across Cebu island when it struck before 10…

Food, water, flashlights in demand

Fe Marie Dumaboc, Jose Santino S. Bunachita 11/07/2013

RICE, canned food, noodles, bottled water, bread, candles and flashlights. These are what 47-year old bank employee Stella Capares placed in her shopping basket as she joined shoppers who thronged grocery stores since Tuesday evening. “We may…

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