RDCC-Caraga reports damage brought by continuous rains in the region

BUTUAN CITY (15 January) – In a written report by Caraga Regional Disaster Coordinating Council (RDCC) sent to PIA-Caraga as of 5:00 p.m. yesterday (January 14), the damages brought by continuous rains in the region is estimated at about 12.4 million pesos. In the infrastruc…

Report on the rescue of persons onboard a drifted pumpboat

On January 13, 2009 (Tuesday) at 7:00 in the evening, victims identified as Ulysses Amistoso, 38 years old and Juriven Almine, 18 years old, both residents of Barangay Sabang, Surigao City were rescued at Sitio Mahayahay, Buenavista, Agusan del Norte. Initial investigation d…

Floods hit Surigao City, 65 dwellers evacuated

Some 65 residents in the barangays of San Juan and Sabang this city were forced to leave their homes due to eminent danger of flash floods and landslides brought about by the incessant rains experienced that triggered the rise of the flood water in low-lying areas and along…

Extent of damage by floods to properties, infra and agriculture rises as rains continue to hit Caraga region

Flooding, spawned by moderate to heavy rains, continue to hit Northern Mindanao (Caraga region) as report of damage to properties, infrastructure and agriculture started to come in from various disaster councils in the region on Tuesday. Assessment teams of the Regional Dis…

Boat capsizes off Hikdop Island, 4 rescued

San Jose, Dinagat Islands (12 January) -- A motor banca capsized along Hikdop Island and Brgy. Zaragosa in Surigao City on Sunday (January 11), but Dinagat Islands Provincial Disaster Coordinating Council said, its 3 crew members and 1 passenger were successfully rescued. R…

PNP scores vs illegal fishing in Sta. Monica

On January 10, 2009 (Saturday) at 10:00 in the morning at Sitio Magsaysay, Barangay Tangbo, Sta Monica, Surigao del Norte, PNP elements of Sta Monica Municipal Police Station led by PINSP LUMACANG apprehended the suspects while actually engaged in illegal fishing activities…

PGMA orders rehab in Siargao Island

President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo has directed officials of the Regional Disaster Coordinating Council (RDCC) in Caraga region to start immediately the rehabilitation of Siargao Island in Surigao del Norte and other areas in the region that were hit by heavy flooding last S…

All efforts to rescue kidnapped bank exec now in place, Casurra assures Surigaonons

Mayor Alfonso Casurra of this city assured Surigaonons that the local authorities are making their earnest efforts to rescue the Bank president who was abducted Wednesday night (January 7) in his residence at Ceniza Heights Subdivision. Mr. Johnson Cuiting, president of Rura…

Bank head abducted in Surigao del Norte

The president of a rural bank was abducted in Surigao del Norte late province Wednesday night, a police official said on Thursday. Johnson Cuiting, president of the Rural Bank Placer, was snatched from his home at Ceniza Heights, Barangay (village) Washington, Surigao City a…

Cebu Pacific flies to Catarman, Calbayog, Virac, and Cauayan Offers P500 all-in seat sale and Manila-Osaka Zero promo fare

Cebu Pacific (CEB) is set to take delivery of its seventh brand-new ATR 72-500 aircraft which it will use to fly to Catarman and Calbayog in Samar, Virac in Catanduanes, and Cauayan, Isabela starting next month. CEB will also mount additional flights for Manila-Naga from dai…

PPA taps French gov’t for P11-B to install ro-ro port in Surigao, 73 others

The Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) will tap the French government for P11 billion for the installation of 74 roll-on/roll-off (RO-RO) ports nationwide to link the provinces and reduce the transport fare of goods. The project is part of the governments pump priming activit…

Mom against Surigao burial of two kids

The grieving mother of two children killed by her former boyfriend in a rented apartelle want to bury her children in Cebu and not in Surigao. Bernardita Bolster, 38, said her children Christoph von Bolster, 10, and Christy Mae Tapal, 5, were very close. “Close kaayo na sila …

Financial aid for parade contingents

The Sinulog Foundation Inc. (SFI) on Tuesday assured that despite the economic downturn, contingents joining the Sinulog Grand Parade on January 18 will still receive financial assistance. As with previous years, Cebu-based contingents would receive P50,000 in assistance whi…

Father kills 2 kids, self

Two children were supposed to celebrate their birthdays together on Monday. Instead Christoph Von Borstel, 10, and half sister Christy Mae Tabal, 5, were found dead inside their apartment on Escario Street, Cebu City. Police said the children appear to have been suffocated by…

Thousands of passengers stranded in Surigao due to “Auring”

SURIGAO CITY, Jan. 5 (PNA) -– A huge number of passengers, including vacationists bound for Manila, Cebu and other parts of the country, were stranded at air and seaports here for the past two days due to tropical depression “Auring”, this was learned on Monday. The cancell…

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