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607 houses turned over to Cebu Yolanda victims

A total of 607 housing units have been turned over to victims of Super Typhoon Yolanda in Cebu province......»»

Category: newsSource: philstar philstarJul 3rd, 2021

Mandridejos LGU awards 750 housing units to Yolanda victims

Mandridejos Mayor Salvador dela Fuente on Monday said that at least 750 housing units were finally awarded to the victims of super typhoon Yolanda. Dela Fuente said that the housing units were officially turned over to the beneficiaries on 30 April 2021. He admitted that it took almost eight years before the housing units were […] The post Mandridejos LGU awards 750 housing units to Yolanda victims appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsMay 3rd, 2021

Tabok fire razes 40 houses, displaces 295 individuals

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — A morning fire today, April 18, razed 40 houses and displaced 295 individuals in a residential area in Upper Tabok, Barangay Tabok, Mandaue City. The 295 fire victims, which makes up the 98 displaced families, were staying at Barangay Tabok’s gymnasium, said Tabok Barangay Captain Dario Tariman in a phone interview […] The post Tabok fire razes 40 houses, displaces 295 individuals appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 18th, 2021

Village chief appeals to Mambaling residents: Help 344 fire victims

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The barangay captain of Mambaling is appealing to kindhearted individuals in the barangay, who could spare some clothes and food for 344 fire victims, whose houses were razed during this early morning fire, March 15, in Sitio Club Kawayan of the barangay. Barangay Captain Gines Abellana has assured that the barangay […] The post Village chief appeals to Mambaling residents: Help 344 fire victims appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 15th, 2021

Victims of TD Vicky in Lapu-Lapu City start rebuilding homes

Barangay Ibo residents whose houses were destroyed by Tropical Depression Vicky last December 19, 2020, have started rebuilding their homes in Barangay Canjulao, the relocation site provided by the Lapu-Lapu City government. LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines – Victims of Tropical Depression Vicky at Sitio Apro, Barangay Ibo, Lapu-Lapu City, whose houses were destroyed by big waves, […] The post Victims of TD Vicky in Lapu-Lapu City start rebuilding homes appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 15th, 2021

12.5K more ‘Yolanda’ houses for Eastern Visayas

MORE HOUSING UNITS. A “Yolanda” resettlement site in Tanauan, Leyte. Cabinet Secretary Karlo Alexie Nograles, Task Force Yolanda head, said Friday (Nov. 20, 2020) a total of 12,508 additional housing units for the super typhoon’s victims will rise in Eastern Visayas. (PNA photo by Gerico A. Sabalza) TACLOBAN CITY – A total of 12,508 additional housing […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  balitaRelated NewsNov 20th, 2020

Lapu fire victims to receive cash assistance from city

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines- Lapu-Lapu City mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan promised fire victims in Sitio Balanghoy, Barangay Gun-ob that the city will provide financial assistance to help them get back on their feet. On Tuesday, November 17, 2020, at around 11:20 in the morning, five houses were burned in the incident, while two were partially damaged. […] The post Lapu fire victims to receive cash assistance from city appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 18th, 2020

Talamban minor landslide victims should be relocated, says Guardo

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Councilor Jerry Guardo, the City Council’s chairperson for infrastructure, said the victims of minor landslide in Barangay Talamban should be relocated. Guardo inspected the site on Wednesday morning, September 16, 2020, after the heavy downpour the night before caused the soil to erode and fall on three houses in […] The post Talamban minor landslide victims should be relocated, says Guardo appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 16th, 2020

NHA turns over 4,193 housing units to Yolanda victims

The National Housing Authority has turned over 4,193 housing units for victims of Super Typhoon Yolanda in Tacloban City......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 22nd, 2020

Looking forward to final Yolanda homes

  SEVEN years after super-typhoon Yolanda (international name: Haiyan) hit Samar, Leyte, and the rest of Eastern Visayas on November 7, 2013, killing over 6,300 people and damaging over a million houses, Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles announced this weekend that the housing project for Ormoc City victims has now been completed. Yolanda was one of the most powerful and deadliest typhoons ever recorded. When it hit land in […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tempoRelated NewsAug 11th, 2020

Barangayanihan helps put out Malapascua fire

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Residents in Sitio Pasil in Barangay Logon on Malapascua Island, Daanbantayan town, northern Cebu helped put out a fire that razed at least 10 houses on Sunday afternoon, August 15, 2021. Logon barangay captain Lemuel Daño said the fire started at around 4 p.m. and  lasted for more than an hour […] The post Barangayanihan helps put out Malapascua fire appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 15th, 2021

Sultan battles American in Casimero-Rigondeaux undercard tomorrow

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Johnriel Casimero’s tormentor turned sparring partner, Jonas “Zorro” Sultan will also be fighting tomorrow, August 15, in the undercard of the Casimero-Guillermo Rigondeaux world title showdown at the Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson City, California. Sultan, a one-time world title challenger faces American Sharone Carter in a non-title, undercard bout. The […] The post Sultan battles American in Casimero-Rigondeaux undercard tomorrow appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 14th, 2021

Calamba fire razes 10 houses, leaves 50 people homeless

CEBU CITY, Philippines — An afternoon fire on Monday, August 9, razed at least 10 houses, left 50 people homeless and injured a man in Sitio Lower San Roque, Barangay Calamba, Cebu City. The Cebu City Fire Station reported that the fire destroyed 10 houses affecting 10 families or at least 50 individuals.  Fire Officer […] The post Calamba fire razes 10 houses, leaves 50 people homeless appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 10th, 2021

Cebu mulls mass grave for COVID-19 fatalities

As the COVID death toll climbed to 50 this month, the city government of Cebu is looking for a site that will be turned into a mass gave for the fatalities......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 9th, 2021

A former scavenger, Carlo Paalam steps into biggest fight of his life

As Carlo Paalam jokingly described how he turned groggy after a punch to the back of his head, boxing coach Don Abnett, his brow furrowed, stared intently at the silent television monitor behind a pack of journalists at the mixed zone of Kokugikan Arena here. On the screen were two fighters slugging it out for […] The post A former scavenger, Carlo Paalam steps into biggest fight of his life appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 7th, 2021

Fire victims to be prioritized in Lapu’s vaccination program

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan has ordered the prioritization of fire victims in the ongoing vaccination roll-out against Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). Lawyer James Sayson, deputy for Local Vaccination Operation Center, said that this is to prevent the spread of the virus in case one of them will test positive […] The post Fire victims to be prioritized in Lapu’s vaccination program appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 5th, 2021

Ando to move down to 59kg as she prepares for 2024 gold assault

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — Olympian coach Ramon Solis is planning to move his prized weightlifter, Elreen Ando to a lighter weight category to improve her chances of winning a medal in the 2024 Paris Olympics. In an interview with CDN Digital, Solis, a former national team weightlifter turned coach under the Samahang Weightlifting ng […] The post Ando to move down to 59kg as she prepares for 2024 gold assault appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 30th, 2021

Women: The bigger victims

There is now solid evidence that the adverse impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic have fallen more heavily on women. In a recent policy brief, the International Labour Organization reported that women’s jobs worldwide fell by 4.2 percent as a result of the pandemic, as against 3 percent for men. It also projects that “only 43.2 […] The post Women: The bigger victims appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 27th, 2021

Filipino flyweight Carlo Paalam moves on to round-of-16

  TOKYO–Carlo Paalam continued the rich flyweight tradition of the Philippines in the Olympics, coughing up a split decision victory over Ireland’s Brendan Irvine on Monday, July 26, 2021, at the Kokugikan Arena here. Getting off to a blazing start, Paalam built up enough of an advantage to survive what turned out to be a […] The post Filipino flyweight Carlo Paalam moves on to round-of-16 appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 26th, 2021

Cool, unique online shopping finds on Tiktok

At the height of the community quarantine in the Philippines, many turned to online shopping apps to buy their essentials in time of the pandemic. But this love for online shopping eventually led most Filipinos to develop a habit of online shopping not just for their necessities but also for cool, unique, and obscure products. […] The post Cool, unique online shopping finds on Tiktok appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 15th, 2021

To travel or not to travel

I was talking to a colleague who, like me, was fully vaccinated (A1 for me, A3 for her). We were curious what the other had done since. It turned out that nothing had really changed in our routine. We still stayed home for the most part. Dining out? Too scary. Getting vaccinated did not inoculate […] The post To travel or not to travel appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 14th, 2021