Rescuers off to flooded, landslide-hit areas in Cebu City

MEMBERS of the Cebu City Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council are on their way to inspect flooded urban areas and sites of landslides in upland areas of Cebu City.

Nagiel Bañacia, head of the Cebu City disaster council, said in a Facebook post that as of 8:30 a.m. Monday, January 16, landslides have been reported in the following areas:

- Sitio Kan-irag, Sirao
- Sitio Lupa, Sapangdaku
- Sitio Tabok Metropolis Sub, Pit-os
- Sitio Grahe, Busay
- back of Binaliw Barangay Hall
- Lower Agsungot

As of 11 a.m., the landslide in Sitio Lupa in Barangay Sapangdaku has been cleared and the road is already passable, Bañacia said.

(SunStar Philippines)
style="display:block; text-align:center;"


SunStar website welcomes friendly debate, but comments posted on this site do not necessarily reflect the views of the SunStar management and its affiliates. SunStar reserves the right to delete, reproduce or modify comments posted here without notice. Posts that are inappropriate will automatically be deleted.

Forum rules:

Do not use obscenity. Some words have been banned. Stick to the topic. Do not veer away from the discussion. Be coherent. Do not shout or use CAPITAL LETTERS!