OPAV honors Urduja volunteers

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 01/11/2018

The Office of the Presidential Assistant for the Visayas (OPAV) honored volunteers, including four miners from Carmen Copper Corporation (CCC), who risked life and limb in a search and rescue operation in Biliran town shortly before Christmas…

Resiliency to calamities

Editorial 12/28/2017

If there is anything that the country’s national hero, Dr. Jose Rizal, inculcated in us through his martyrdom which we will observe as a holiday tomorrow, it’s that we as a people have the capacity to endure…

DSWD-7 to deliver last batch of food packs to ‘Urduja’ victims

Futch Anthony Inso 12/20/2017

The Department of Social Welfare and Development in Central Visayas (DSWD-7) has deployed food packs to the victims affected by Tropical Storm Urduja in Biliran Province. According to the director of DSWD-7 Evelyn Macapobre, about 15,600 food…

TS Urduja damage estimated at P124M

Inna Gian Mejia, Jessa Mae O. Sotto 12/19/2017

Damage wrought by Tropical Storm Urduja on crops and infrastructure in Cebu’s northern towns was initially at P124 million. The Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (PDRRMO) identified the affected towns as San Remigio, Tudela, Poro,…

Zero casualties but crop damage

Morexette B. Erram 12/18/2017

The Cebu Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (PDRRMO) announced that there are no casualties or reported injuries due to Tropical Depression Urduja. However, PDRRMO chief Baltazar Tribunalo Jr. recommended for members of the Provincial Board…

URDUJA LEAVES 29 DEAD

AFP, Inquirer.net, Jessa Mae O. Sotto, Jose Santino S. Bunachita, Morexette Marie B. Erram 12/17/2017

Another storm is coming and Cebu is again being asked to be prepared Landslides triggered by Tropical Storm Urduja (International name Kai-Tak) have killed 26 people in the Eastern Visayas island province of Biliran, authorities said Sunday,…

‘Urduja out, Vinta in sa Pasko’

Lloyd Suarez 12/17/2017

Kasub-anan ang pasko sa mga pamilya sa Eastern Visayas nga biktima sa pagkuso-kuso sa bagyong Urduja. Duna gyu’y nangamatay didto ug grabe ang nahimong kadaot sa mga kabtangan ug mga tanom. Bisan sa mga mountain barangays dinhi…

URDUJA CAN’T STOP DRAGON BOAT EVENT

Ray Charlie Diaz 12/16/2017

Despite the expected rough seas ang gloomy weather spawned by tropical storm Urduja, adrenaline still rages today as the 2017 BakuNaga Dragon Boat Races unfold at the Boardwalk in the City of Naga, south Cebu. Cebu is…

DSWD-7 readies food packs for Urduja-affected families in Cebu

Futch Anthony Inso 12/16/2017

THOUSANDS of family food packs are being readied and pre-positioned by the Department of Social Welfare and Development in Central Visayas (DSWD-7) for quick delivery to families affected by tropical storm “Urduja,” especially residents of northern Cebu…

‘Urduja’ strands 71 vessels in Cebu ports

Morexette B. Erram 12/16/2017

Additional 24 trips from various ports in Cebu were prevented from sailing as Tropical Storm Urduja is about to make landfall on the areas between Eastern Samar and Northern Samar this afternoon. Data from the Philippine Coast…

35 persons evacuated after Urduja rains cause floods in two north Cebu towns

Morexette B. Erram 12/15/2017

  Thirty five persons or seven families were evacuated in two northern towns in Cebu after rains brought about by tropical storm Urduja cause water levels in these areas to rise. Five families or 25 persons were…

PRO-7 on full alert due to ‘Urduja’

Nestle L. Semilla 12/15/2017

The Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7) is on full alert for possible landslides and flooding in Cebu after Tropical Storm Urduja’s expected landfall was delayed until tomorrow morning. Police Supt. Reyman Tolentin, PRO-7’s information officer…

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