12 Manila rescue volunteers spend New Year’s Day in ‘Odette’-hit Cebu

Christia Marie Ramos - Reporter / @CMRamosINQ 01/02/2022

MANILA, Philippines — Twelve volunteers from the Manila Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (MDRRMO) spent their New Year’s Day in Typhoon Odette-hit Cebu as they continue conducting clearing operations and providing affected residents with clean drinking…

Crisis brings out best in Cebuanos

Connie Fernandez-Brojan 12/26/2021

CEBU CITY—A young artist immediately left for Metro Manila when he observed that most Cebuanos had been scampering for water following the devastation caused by Typhoon “Odette” (international name: Rai) on the island that left at least…

Mandaue City also exceeds target in 3-day national vaccination drive

Mary Rose Sagarino 12/01/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Mandaue City has inoculated 113.89 percent of its target individuals for the three-day vaccination drive. The National Vaccination Days started on November 29 and ends today, December 1, 2021. Mandaue administered a total…

Leni, Kiko overwhelmed by Cebuanos’ love and support

Mae Fhel Gom-os 11/12/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Presidential aspirant and incumbent Vice President Leni Robredo said they were overwhelmed by the warm welcome and love of their supporters in Cebu on Friday, November 12, 2021. Robredo, who is on a…

Cebu City to lead province-wide clean-up on Saturday

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/17/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Coastal Management Task Force (CMTF) will be leading a province-wide coastal and riverways clean-up on Saturday, June 19, 2021.  According to Reymar Hijarra, the subcommittee chairperson of the CMTF, the…

Mandaue City now has 8K force multipliers — MCPO chief

Mary Rose Sagarino 05/27/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu, Philippines — Mandaue City now has an estimated 8,000 force multipliers or volunteers to help keep the peace and order in the city. Police Colonel Jonathan Abella, Mandaue City Police Office chief, said that…

2K volunteers to join Cebu City’s Mar. 20 cleanup drive

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/18/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — At least 2,000 volunteers will  be in coastal areas and major rivers in Cebu City on Saturday, March 20, as the city government holds a city-wide cleanup drive in these areas. There would…

41.6 tons of garbage collected in Cebu City clean-up drive

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/05/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Department of Public Services (DPS) reported a total collection of 41.6 tons of garbage during the clean-up drive done today (December 5, 2020) in the coastal and river areas in…

Coastal clean-up drive for 13 areas in Cebu City starts at dawn on Saturday

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/04/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Coastal Management Task Force (CMTF) will be conducting another clean-up drive in seven major coastal and river mouth areas in Cebu City on Saturday, December 5, 2020 dawn. The task…

Keep them from drowning

Rosario A. Garcellano - @inquirerdotnet 11/21/2020

Tears flow aplenty in this season of grief. But the thing to do is to stop crying, you tell yourself. Stop crying for the couple in their 80s in Alcala, Cagayan, whose lives were upended by the…

Ferro to students, other interested Cebuanos: Join Cebu City’s COVID-19 contact tracing team

Alven Marie A. Timtim 07/07/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Your help is needed. Police Brigadier General Albert Ignatius Ferro, director of the Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7), is asking students and other Cebuanos who own laptops to help in the…

Mandaue City to residents: You can volunteer to be tested

Immae Lachica 05/11/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines— The government of Mandaue City is urging those who want to volunteer to get tested in the rapid mass testings in respective barangays to come forward. The Mandaue City Public Information Office revealed in…

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