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Barangay Looc declares state of emergency due to massive fire

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Barangay Looc in Mandaue City has declared a state of emergency after it was hit by a massive fire on Tuesday, November 22. Looc Barangay Captain Allan Siazon, on Thursday, November 24, said that emergency funds will be used to purchase goods and equipment that the fire victims would need especially […] The post Barangay Looc declares state of emergency due to massive fire appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource: inquirer inquirerNov 24th, 2022

Cortes: Temporary shelter for fire victims will be up before 2022 ends

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Mandaue City Mayor Jonas Cortes told victims of the massive fire that struck Sitio Paradise in Barangay Looc here that their temporary shelter will be ready before the year ends. Cortes announced this on Wednesday, November 30, during the distribution of the victims’ financial assistance through the Assistance for Individuals in […] The post Cortes: Temporary shelter for fire victims will be up before 2022 ends appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

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More aid for Mandaue’s fire victims

CEBU CITY, Philippines – More help has arrived for the thousands of individuals in Brgy. Looc, Mandaue City displaced by a massive fire. The Cebu Provincial Government, through the Provincial Social Welfare and Development Office (PSWDO), has donated at least 700 relief packs to the families from Sitio Paradise, Brgy. Looc who lost their homes […] The post More aid for Mandaue’s fire victims appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 29th, 2022

Late Night Fire Razes 250 Homes in Mandaue

A late-night fire has set ablaze 250 homes in Sitio Paradise, Barangay Looc, Mandaue City. In a Facebook post of Mandaue City Fire station, the fire started around 11:46 PM last Tuesday, November 22, 2022. The first alarm was called around 11:50 PM and was raised to the third alarm at around 11:55 PM. At […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsNov 23rd, 2022

Gas lamp accident may have caused huge Looc fire

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The owner of the house where the massive fire in Brgy. Looc, Mandaue City allegedly started denied allegations that the incident was intentional. The fire that hit a densely populated area in Sitio Paradise late Tuesday night, November 22, 2022, and burned down at least 250 houses reportedly started at the house of […] The post Gas lamp accident may have caused huge Looc fire appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 23rd, 2022

Chan donates 1-month salary, goods to Mandaue fire victims

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan has donated his one-month salary to the fire victims of Sitio Paradise, Barangay Looc in Mandaue City. The cheque for the mayor’s salary amounted to P188,726. Aside from his one-month salary, Chan also turned over to Mandaue City Mayor Jonas Cortes 1,000 pcs. relief packs […] The post Chan donates 1-month salary, goods to Mandaue fire victims appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 23rd, 2022

Cortes to let fire victims return, rebuild their homes

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Mandaue City Mayor Jonas Cortes has promised the fire victims in Sitio Paradise, Barangay Looc that they can return and build their houses in the area. Cortes made this promise during his visit on Wednesday morning, November 23, to the two evacuation sites where the fire victims were temporarily sheltered. Cortes […] The post Cortes to let fire victims return, rebuild their homes appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 23rd, 2022

Cebu daycare center finds “home” with help from AboitizPower subsidiary

Teacher Nenita Riveral has taught pre-schoolers in the village of Ermita, Cebu City, for 13 years. Until recently, the daycare center she works at had no permanent address. A huge fire hit a portion of the barangay in 2013, leaving thousands of people homeless. Unfortunately, the blaze also claimed Riveral’s nursery. Following a massive exodus […] The post Cebu daycare center finds “home” with help from AboitizPower subsidiary appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 4th, 2022

After massive flooding, fire hits Brgy Casuntingan in Mandaue

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — After the massive flooding on September 9, Barangay Casuntingan is beset with another crisis: fire. On Tuesday dawn, September 13, a fire razed apartments in a compound in the barangay, displacing 34 families or 126 individuals. They are currently housed in the gymnasium of the Cabancalan 1 Elementary School. They are […] The post After massive flooding, fire hits Brgy Casuntingan in Mandaue appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 13th, 2022

GSIS sets P272-M in emergency loan for DavOro members, pensioners

MANILA - State pension fund Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) has earmarked close to PHP272 million in emergency loans for members and pensioners who were affected by massive flooding due to heavy rains in the province of Davao de Oro in April.The GSIS is accepting.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJun 21st, 2022

52 killed in Bangladesh factory fire, 30 injured

A massive blaze in a Bangladesh factory killed at least 52 people as emergency services brought out bodies even as the building was still in flames......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJul 9th, 2021

Tumulak sees no need placing Inayawan in state of calamity, barangay to help waste pickers

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Councilor David Tumulak, the City Council’s committee chairperson for disaster risk reduction and management, does not see any reason to place Barangay Inayawan in a state of calamity or emergency. Tumulak said on July 8, 2021, that the situation in the Inayawan Transfer Station is under control with the […] The post Tumulak sees no need placing Inayawan in state of calamity, barangay to help waste pickers appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 8th, 2021

Rama mulls declaring state of emergency or calamity in Barangay Inayawan

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Acting Mayor Michael Rama is mulling to place Barangay Inayawan under a state of emergency or calamity for the prompt solution of the problems at the White Road and the transfer station. Rama said in a press conference on Saturday, June 26, 2021, that they are in a series […] The post Rama mulls declaring state of emergency or calamity in Barangay Inayawan appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 26th, 2021

Inayawan village chief to city gov’t: If state of emergency is declared, be transparent

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — The village chief of Barangay Inayawan in Cebu City is asking for transparency should the city government declare a state of emergency in his barangay because of the garbage situation in the transfer station. Inayawan Captain Kirk Bryan Repollo said that he has long asked for help from the city […] The post Inayawan village chief to city gov’t: If state of emergency is declared, be transparent appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 26th, 2021

Fire-damaged PGH calls for donations

MANILA, Philippines — The state-owned Philippine General Hospital (PGH) on Sunday called for emergency donations after a fire damaged its pay hospital building. In a Facebook post, the PGH administration appealed for food and nonfood donations for patients, as well as breast milk for premature and sick babies. The University of the Philippines’ Office of […] The post Fire-damaged PGH calls for donations appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 17th, 2021

Bong Go sends aid to Cainta fire victims

Consistent with its mission to help families recover from fire incidents, the office of Sen. Bong Go on Monday provided emergency assistance to four families affected by fire in Barangay San Andres in Cainta, Rizal on April 1......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 14th, 2021

Mandani Bay extends help to Mandaue City

Committed to providing help for its partner communities, Mandani Bay developer HTLand has extended assistance to the victims of the recent fire that broke out in Barangay Looc, Mandaue City. HTLand Project Director Gilbert Ang handed over the PhP200,000 financial aid to Mandaue City Mayor Jonas Cortes at the Mandaue City Hall. “Mandani Bay is […] The post Mandani Bay extends help to Mandaue City appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 4th, 2021

UA plane engine catches fire

A United Airlines plane suffered a fiery engine failure Saturday shortly after taking off from Denver for Hawaii, dropping massive debris on a residential area before a safe emergency landing, officials said......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsFeb 21st, 2021

40 families lose homes to dawn fire in Brgy Lagtang, Talisay

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Barangay Lagtang in Talisay City has declared a state of calamity over Sitio Kawayan after a dawn fire hit the area at 1:36 a.m., on Friday, February 12, 2021. Lagtang barangay captain Chester Salcedo and the barangay council decided this morning to declare the area under a state of calamity to […] The post 40 families lose homes to dawn fire in Brgy Lagtang, Talisay appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 12th, 2021

Malaysia declares virus emergency, sparking anger

Malaysia's king declared a nationwide state of emergency Tuesday to fight a coronavirus surge that is overwhelming hospitals, but critics charged it was a bid by an unstable government to cling to power......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJan 12th, 2021

Looc fire victims get cash aid from Mandaue City gov’t

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines- Victims of the fire that hit sitio Superior, Barangay Looc here last December 6, 2020, received financial assistance from the city government on Monday, December 28, 2020. Mayor Jonas Cortes led the distribution of financial assistance to families that were displaced by the fire. The families, whose homes were totally damaged, received […] The post Looc fire victims get cash aid from Mandaue City gov’t appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 28th, 2020