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Thousands stranded as flash floods hit Cagayan de Oro - Rappler

(UPDATED) The City Disaster Risk and Reduction Management Office is on yellow alert. Military trucks have been deployed to rescue residents. Bobby Lagsa. Published 7:34 PM, January 16, 2017. Updated 2:01 AM, January 17, 2017. CAGAYAN DE ORO FLOODING. A ...and more »

#ReliefPH: Good samaritans open doors, brave floods to help stranded Cagayan de Oro residents - Rappler

STAYING POSITIVE. Students and faculty of USTSP try to cross the campus to get to high ground. Photo by Nefoi Luczon. MANILA, Philippines - With thousands of people stranded due to almost neck-deep floodwater in Cagayan de Oro City, some residents ...and more »

7 dead in Cagayan de Oro, Misamis Oriental floods - Rappler

STRANDED. Vehicles and commuters are stranded in Cagayan de Oro on January 16, 2017 after nonstop rains triggered flash floods across the city. Photo by Bobby Lagsa/Rappler. CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Philippines (UPDATED) – Torrential rains left at least 7 ...and more »

Thousands displaced by heavy rains in parts of Visayas, Mindanao - Rappler

#RESCUEPH. Rescuers evacuate students and faculty who were stranded in the University of Science and Technology of the Philippines (USTP). Photo courtesy of Lionel Amarado. MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) – Around 5,412 people or 1,242 families were ...and more »

1st Hiscom General Assembly looks to future with an eye to the past - Kagay An

The Cagayan de Oro Historical and Cultural Commission's (Hiscom) civil society counterpart held their first general assembly last Sunday, 16 January 2017 to firm up their organizational structure and future events. Hosted by Hiscom Chair Dr. Erlinda M ...and more »

City Council declares Mar 13-17 as General Douglas MacArthur Week - Kagay An

It's all systems go for General Douglas MacArthur Week in Cagayan de Oro this March! MacArthur Week poster. During its special session held 13 January 2017, the Cagayan de Oro City Council unanimously approved the resolution sponsored by City Councilor ...and more »

7 dead in Northern Mindanao floods - Minda News

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY (MindaNews/17 January) — A day after the worst flooding that hit Northern Mindanao since typhoon Sendong in 2011, rescuers found seven bodies stuck in the mud along rivers and creeks in the region. Office of the Civil Defense ...and more »

Cagayan de Oro's SOS: more big trucks, more volunteers please - Minda News

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY (MindaNews/ 16 Jan) — “Rescue operations going on but we need more big trucks and volunteers.” This sums up the SOS message posted on the Facebook page of the Cagayan de Oro City government at around 8 p.m. Monday, after continuous ...and more »

Forest loss blamed for Mindanao floods - Inquirer.net

As water subsides in Cagayan de Oro City, these men struggle to clear a parking lot of thick mud left by Monday's flash floods. —JIGGER JERUSALEM. Continued tree-cutting in the hinterlands of Northern Mindanao region has led to the massive flooding ...and more »

11 dead in Mindanao, Visayas floods - Inquirer.net

Vehicles and residents are stranded in the city center of Cagayan de Oro on Monday night after floodwater started rising following heavy rain. —JIGGER JERUSALEM. Eleven people, including eight children, died in floods that sent thousands of families ...and more »