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Mandaue City distributes disaster kits to evacuees

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The Mandaue City Social Welfare and Services (CSWS) has prepared disaster kits and food to be given to those who will be staying at the city’s evacuation center tonight, August 5, 2022, because of the ongoing bad weather. The CSWS on their Facebook post said Mayor Jonas Cortes wants the kits […] The post Mandaue City distributes disaster kits to evacuees appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource: inquirer inquirerAug 5th, 2022

Man dies after being electrocuted while picking mangoes in Mandaue

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — A man died after he got electrocuted while picking mangoes in Sitio Kabulihan, Barangay Pagsabungan in Mandaue City around 10 a.m on Thursday, August 5, 2021. The Mandaue City Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office (MCDRRMO) identified the victim as FJ Tamarillo, 28 years old from Argao, Cebu and currently staying in […] The post Man dies after being electrocuted while picking mangoes in Mandaue appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 5th, 2021

Cebu City to create group to rescue trees

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — They will be doing a different kind of rescue. This team that would consist of personnel from Cebu City’s Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (CDRRMO) and City Environment and Natural Resources Office (CENRO) would focus especially on the rescue of dying trees, said Ramil Ayuman, the CDRRMO in-charge. But a […] The post Cebu City to create group to rescue trees appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 3rd, 2021

Downpour on Tuesday causes knee-deep flooding in 6 Mandaue brgys

MANDAUE CITY,  Philippines- Knee-deep flooding was experienced in at least six barangays in Mandaue City during the heavy downpour on Tuesday, June 22. The affected barangays were Banilad, Cabancalan, Tipolo, Subangdaku, Looc and Pagsabungan, says Felix Suico Jr., operations head of the Mandaue City Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office (DRRMO). READ: Pagasa Mactan records highest rainfall amount […] The post Downpour on Tuesday causes knee-deep flooding in 6 Mandaue brgys appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 23rd, 2021

Lapu-Lapu’s active cases drop to less than 300

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – Active cases of the coronavirus disease in Lapu-Lapu City dropped to less than 300 in May. But the spread of the infection remains a threat, says Nagiel Bañacia, head of the City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (CDRRMO). New infections that were reported in the city also required hospitalization. “37 […] The post Lapu-Lapu’s active cases drop to less than 300 appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 5th, 2021

Mandaue keeps tight watch over river systems

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The Mandaue City Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office (MCDRRMO) is placed under a blue alert after Tropical Cyclone Wind Signal (TCWS) No. 1 was raised due to the effects of Tropical Storm Dante. Buddy Alain Ybañez, MCDRRMO head, said that their personnel, vehicles, and equipment are on standby to respond to […] The post Mandaue keeps tight watch over river systems appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 2nd, 2021

Lapu’s COVID-19 Update: Active cases drop to more than half in April

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – Active cases of the coronavirus disease in Lapu-Lapu City continues to be on a downtrend. Nagiel Bañacia, head of the Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (DRMMO), said they expect the downtrend to continue in the coming days as a result of the summer break. “Infection rate is going down because […] The post Lapu’s COVID-19 Update: Active cases drop to more than half in April appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 10th, 2021

MCDRRMO’s newly hired staff undergo disaster training

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines– The 27 newly hired personnel of the Mandaue City Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office (MCDRRMO) underwent rescue training on Tuesday, May 4, 2021. Their training will last for three months before they will be allowed to respond to emergencies. Most of the personnel were nurses and drivers. Bryan Weith, one of the […] The post MCDRRMO’s newly hired staff undergo disaster training appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 4th, 2021

(Updated) In Photos: Fire in Brgy Pajac, Lapu-Lapu City leaves 15 families homeless

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – At least 15 families were displaced by a fire that hit a residential area in Sitio Buki-Bukid in Barangay Pajac, Lapu-Lapu City on Tuesday morning, April 27, 2021. Nagiel Bañacia, head of the Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office, first reported that the fire left six families homeless while it also […] The post (Updated) In Photos: Fire in Brgy Pajac, Lapu-Lapu City leaves 15 families homeless appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 27th, 2021

Close to 100 passengers stranded in Danao City ports

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — Close to a hundred individuals were left stranded at the different ports in Danao City following the suspension of sea travels on Saturday, April 17. The City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (CDRRMO) of Danao City recorded at least 70 individuals, who were unable to cross to Camotes Island from […] The post Close to 100 passengers stranded in Danao City ports appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 18th, 2021

Most Mandaue seniors ready to receive COVID-19 vaccines

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines – About 60 to 70 percent or 14 to 15,000 of the city’s 24,122 validated registered senior citizens have already registered to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. Subangdaku Barangay Captain Ernie Manatad, chairman of the city’s COVID-19 vaccine board, said they are expecting it to increase because while the city distributes the financial […] The post Most Mandaue seniors ready to receive COVID-19 vaccines appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 14th, 2021

Mandaue’s disaster personnel undergo rescue simulation training

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines – The Mandaue City Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office (DRRMO) personnel have undergone a Mass Casualty Incident (MCI) Simulation held in front of the City Hall on Friday, April 9, 2021. During the MCI simulation, some personnel acted as injured victims of a vehicular accident. Wherein, the MCDRRMO personnel executed the proper […] The post Mandaue’s disaster personnel undergo rescue simulation training appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 9th, 2021

Lapu-Lapu records over 2K COVID cases in less than 3 months – Bañacia

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – Lapu-Lapu City logged a total of 2, 660 cases of the coronavirus disease from March 1 to December 31, 2020. This year, the city logged 2, 608 cases in less than three months, from January 1 to March 21. Nagiel Bañacia, head of the Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office, said […] The post Lapu-Lapu records over 2K COVID cases in less than 3 months – Bañacia appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 24th, 2021

More frontliners in Mandaue City vaccinated

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — More frontliners in Mandaue City have been vaccinated against the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) on Monday, March 22, 2021. These frontliners were from the City Health Office, City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (CDRRMO), midwives and nurses in the barangays, and contact tracers. Dr. Dominga Obenza, City health officer and […] The post More frontliners in Mandaue City vaccinated appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 23rd, 2021

In Photos: Cebu City gov’t rescues over 200 street dwellers

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – The Cebu City government on Sunday night, February 21, rescued more than 200 street dwellers and provided them with temporary shelter to ensure their safety from threats brought by Tropical Depression Auring. Ramil Ayuman, in-charge of the City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (CDRRMO), said that among those rescued were […] The post In Photos: Cebu City gov’t rescues over 200 street dwellers appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 22nd, 2021

Mandaue maps out contingency plans for Storm Auring

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines – The Mandaue City Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office (MCDRRMO) with the city’s preparedness and response clusters conducted a virtual emergency meeting on Thursday, February 18, 2021, as part of the city’s preparation for tropical storm Auring. The MCDRRMO with the representatives from the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) Mandaue, […] The post Mandaue maps out contingency plans for Storm Auring appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 18th, 2021

Mandaue City gov’t’s newly hired nurses undergo rescue training

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Seven newly hired nurses of the Mandaue City government are undergoing rescue training today, February 13 in Mandaue City. Felix Suico Jr., operations head of the city’s Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office (DRRMO), said the nurses were former contact tracers by the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) where they […] The post Mandaue City gov’t’s newly hired nurses undergo rescue training appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 13th, 2021

Neighbors help put out fires in Mandaue 

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines—Neighbors helped put out two separate fires in Mandaue City on Monday evening, February 1, 2021. Felix Suico Jr., operations head of the Mandaue City Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office (DRRMO), said two fires broke out in houses in barangays Paknaan and Bakilid at 6:47 p.m and 7:43, respectively.  He said neighbors of […] The post Neighbors help put out fires in Mandaue  appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 1st, 2021

In Photos: CDRRMO lists 83 homes in Brgy Ibo that were damaged by big waves

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – Some of the residents of Sitio Apro in Barangay Ibo, Lapu-Lapu City returned to their coastal community this Saturday morning, December 19, to retrieve items that they could still use. In an updated report, Nagiel Bañacia, head of the City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (CDRMO), said that big waves […] The post In Photos: CDRRMO lists 83 homes in Brgy Ibo that were damaged by big waves appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 19th, 2020

Mandaue’s fire and disaster personnel taught dynamics of new fire trucks

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The 40 personnel from the Mandaue City Disaster Risk Management Office (MCDRRMO) and two from the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP)-Mandaue underwent training on the proper use of the city’s four new fire trucks on Saturday, November 28, 2020 They were trained by personnel from Rosenbauer, the Austrian company which sells […] The post Mandaue’s fire and disaster personnel taught dynamics of new fire trucks appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 28th, 2020

Mayor Cortes turns over new firetrucks, modern command center to MCDRRMO

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines– Mandaue City’s four new fire trucks and the renovated state-of-the-art command center were blessed and turned over to the Mandaue City Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office (MCDRRMO) today, November 25, 2020. The blessing and turnover ceremonies were led by Mayor Jonas Cortes. “Magtinabangay ta kay karun’g panahuna lisod gyud kaayo, kung mapun-an […] The post Mayor Cortes turns over new firetrucks, modern command center to MCDRRMO appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 25th, 2020