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Mandaue delays demolition in danger zones

November 22, 2012

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Residents of houses erected on areas classified as danger zones in four barangays Mandaue City were given a temporary reprieve after city officials granted their request for a stay in demolition. According to Tonypet Juanico, Housing and Home Site Regulation Officer, the demolition deadline was pushed back to December 14 from December 7 after affected […]

Cebu City govt disaster ready but people’s vigilance needed

September 10, 2012

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CEBU City is disaster-ready. This is what Alvin Santillana, operations officer of the City Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council (CDRRMC) said on the series of flooding incidents that occurred over the past few days. “We are ready but it must be a two-way responsibility for both the people and the government,” Santillana said. The flooding […]

Block 27 settlers move to Budlaan

July 20, 2012

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Yellow tents with open sides yesterday greeted 33 urban poor families who were transferred to the mountain barangay of Budlaan after spending a year as evacuees in Block 27 in the North Reclamation Area. The upland site is a half hour ride from the main road in barangay Talamban. Virginia Ricaplaza, a 38-year-old vendor in […]

Luz fire victim dies after heart attack

May 18, 2012

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ANXIETY over threats of demolition and the fire last Friday may have hastened the death of a 56-year-old barangay Luz resident five days later. The family of Nora Larbo, whose house in sitio Lubi was partly burned in the May 11 fire, said she died of a heart attack on Wednesday after suffering twin traumas. […]

Brgy. Luz residents okay road widening

May 18, 2012

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They are willing to sacrifice in order to rebuild their homes.” This is what barangay Luz Captain Rian Tante said after a road survey was done yesterday to prepare for road widening up to six meters in the fire-struck area for access paths big enough to let firetrucks enter. At least 300 houses were destroyed, […]

Godinez lawyer offers P17 million to Apas residents

April 25, 2012

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THE legal counsel of Mariano Godinez is offering Apas families affected by a pending court-ordered demolition P17 million financial assistance on one condition: City Hall would advance to him the amount pending the sale of the property. Lawyer Roberto Palmares said his monetary offer was more than enough to acquire a lot that the 168 […]

Horizon’s 101 affected families ‘satisfied so far’

April 25, 2012

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FAMILIES affected by the construction of the Horizon’s 101 high-rise building in General Maxilom Avenue, Cebu City, are generally satisfied by the assistance afforded them by the project developer Taft Property. This was the general sentiment expressed by 30 families whose houses were either totally or partially damaged by an accident in the contruction site […]

Portion of wall collapsed; affected families told to evacuate

April 10, 2012

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(Breaking) by Edison Delos Angeles, Correspondent About 10 houses are in danger of being damaged after a portion of the retaining wall for a condominium project along General Maxilom Avenue collapsed towards the excavation about 2 p.m. Affected residents in sitio Santa Teresita were advised to temporarily relocate for fear of a landslide following the […]

50 displaced in Sambag, Cebu City fire

November 29, 2011

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  ABOUT 50 persons were displaced when a fire razed their houses in sitio Kawayan, Sambag 2, Cebu City. Cebu City Fire Marshall Aderson Comar said the fire broke out at 9:15 a.m. The fire was controlled within 20 minutes but fire investigators are still trying to trace the cause. The barangay council of Sambag […]

T. Padilla residents start ‘green revolution’

October 14, 2011

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CEBU City’s potential as an urban gardening site was tested yesterday as residents in barangay T. Padilla planted vegetables on vacant lots. Environment lawyer Antonio Oposa Jr. led the planting as part of a “green revolution.” With bolos and water containers, residents along a 350-meter stretch of T. Villa Sreet planted kangkong, camote (sweet potato) […]