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Informal settlers ask for stay of demolition order

By LITO RULONA, Correspondent “GIVE us a relocation site first before you tear down our houses.” Informal settlers living in the city’s sanitary landfill in Upper Dagong, Barangay Carmen have raised complaints before the city council regarding the alleged illegal demolition headed by Local Environment and Natural Resources Office (Clenro) ...

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Misocc town vice mayor waylaid, driver injured

By JOHN D. SIMBORIOS, Correspondent Ozamiz City — Vice Mayor Annabelle Boza Hamoy was ambushed while she was coming down from Don Victoriano, Misamis Occidental at about 1:30 pm, Monday. Hamoy who was presiding the municipal council session was unscathed. Wounded were driver Danny Rabago and Titing Luna, a security ...

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Gov. Emano sends aid to Barra, Opol fire victims

MISAMIS Oriental Gov. Bambi Emano ordered the Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction Maagement Office  (PDRRMO) to provide immediate assistance to fire victims of barangay Barra, Opol town as soon as reports of the incident reached his office, Monday. The PDRRMO was also joined by a team of health and social workers ...

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Telecom embraces role in disaster risk management

Mobile leader Smart Communications (Smart) has taken its role in disaster risk reduction management (DRRM) to heart, prepositioning communications support for the use of local government units for emergency response efforts, days before Typhoon Nona and Typhoon Lando hit the country last year. Smart also prepositioned emergency communications for affected ...

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Wildfire hits Lanao del Sur

By Dave Achondo, Desk Editor The Lanao del Sur Public Information Officer Salma Jayne Tamano has released a statement and additional updates regarding the wildfire that broke loose in the region that started around 10 pm on Thursday affecting two square kilometers of cogon grass in the mountain areas under ...

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