URBAN APE: Masara and a Long Time Ago story

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 18 February) — Barangay Masara, Maco, Davao de Oro is so much in the news today due to a landslide that has become a tragedy to families directly affected. News stories (National, Regional, Local in all forms of media) carried the story just for a short time, and moved on […].....»»

Category: lifestyleSource: abscbn abscbnFeb 20th, 2024

20-man USAR team sent to Masara cited

THE City Government of Davao, through the Human Resource and Management Office and the Davao City Hall Employees Association (Dachea), on Monday recognized the efforts of the members of the City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office's Central 911 Urban Search and Rescue team in the recovery efforts in landslide-hit barangay of Masara in Maco, Davao de Oro......»»

Category: newsSource:  sunstarRelated NewsFeb 27th, 2024

Davao USAR continues to assist in Masara search and rescue ops

THE Davao City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office Urban Search and Rescue (USAR) 911 received a go signal from the Office of the Civil Defense to extend the number of days in assisting the ongoing rescue operations in the landslide-hit area of Masara in Maco, Davao De Oro......»»

Category: newsSource:  sunstarRelated NewsFeb 14th, 2024

Retrieval ops halted in Masara landslide with 8 still missing

THREE weeks after the tragic Masara landslide devastated the village in Barangay Masara, Maco, Davao de Oro, the search and retrieval operation has come to a permanent halt, leaving eight individuals buried beneath the debris......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsFeb 23rd, 2024

Envi group urges city council to craft ordinance to reduce urban heat

A DAVAO City-based environment group advocates for crafting a local green building ordinance to reduce the Urban Heat Island (UHI) effect in highly developed areas. Interfacing Development Interventions for Sustainability (IDIS), in its Facebook post on Thursday, April 11, 2024, said that in their year-long investigation on UHI from April 2022 to April 2023, they formulated key strategies in lessening heat accumulation in urban areas......»»

Category: newsSource:  sunstarRelated NewsApr 15th, 2024

Jerry Acuzar on showcasing Pasig River

For an upcoming episode of my NET25 morning show “Ano Sa Palagay N’yo,” I recently had the privilege of interviewing Jose Rizalino “Jerry” Acuzar, Secretary of the Department of Human Settlements and Urban Development (DHSUD), whose primary task is the responsible management of housing settlement and urban development......»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 4th, 2024

Belmonte, Binay call for climate action funding from development banks

The C40 coalition of cities, a network of nearly 100 mayors, asked MDBs to increase urban climate investment, integrate urban climate action into their strategies, and implement tailored programs to support city projects. .....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 28th, 2024

Urban Agricultural Council in Baguio City sought

Urban agriculture that could thrive in Baguio City is eyed to reduce poverty, promote ecological integrity and food security......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 8th, 2024

DA, DOH partner for urban farming in hospitals

The Department of Agriculture through the Bureau of Plant Industry has agreed to partner with the Department of Health to promote urban farming in public hospitals in an effort to boost production and provide therapy to patients......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2024

Quezon City now has 1,026 urban farms

From 754 in the first half of the year, the number of urban farms in Quezon City has reached 1,026, the local government said yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 21st, 2024

Masara rescuers transitioning to search and retrieval as death toll soars to 68

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 12 February)—Rescuers are transitioning their operations to search and retrieval a week after the landslide incident in Barangay Masara, Maco, Davao de Oro as authorities reported that the death toll is now at 68. Based on data from the Department of Interior and Local Government–Management of the Dead and the Missing […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsFeb 13th, 2024

Masara in pictures 6 days later

Six days after the landslide that buried 50 houses and killed 68 people (confirmed as of noon of Monday), Zone 1 of Barangay Masara in Maco, Davao de Oro is now desolate. Its residents have been made to evacuate to safer areas in Maco and neighboring Mawab municipality. Only rescuers and uniformed men are in […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsFeb 13th, 2024

Rescuers halt work in Masara due to unstable ground

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 13 February)—The search, rescue and retrieval (SRR) operations at the Masara landslide site were halted today due to ground movement. Ferdinand Dobli, Apex Mining community relations manager and incident commander, said in a press conference streamed via Facebook Live that they had to halt SRR operations around 2 p.m. due to […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsFeb 14th, 2024

Wegotmail: Center for Trade Union and Human Rights statement on Masara landslide

Wegotmail: Center for Trade Union and Human Rights statement on Masara landslide.....»»

Category: newsSource:  sunstarRelated NewsFeb 12th, 2024

Rep. Tulfo calls on nat’l gov t to probe into Masara landslide

ACT-CIS Partylist representative Congressman Erwin Tulfo, earlier this week, reiterated his sentiments regarding the slow conduct of the investigation by the national government into the Masara landslide tragedy that claimed at least 98 individuals and injured 32......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsMar 5th, 2024

Envi group calls for unbiased probe into Masara landslide

A DAVAO City-based environment group is calling for a just and biased-free investigation of the massive landslide incident that occurred in Barangay Masara, Davao de Oro, on the evening of February 6, 2024......»»

Category: newsSource:  sunstarRelated NewsFeb 27th, 2024

Bodies in Masara landslide undergo DNA testing for identification

THE Provincial Local Government Unit of Davao de Oro (PLGU-Davao de Oro) has confirmed that the remaining 14 unidentified and unclaimed bodies in the Masara landslide tragedy are currently undergoing deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) testing at the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) Central Office......»»

Category: newsSource:  sunstarRelated NewsFeb 27th, 2024

No timeline yet to stop search, retrieval ops in Masara tragedy

THREE weeks after the massive landslide tragedy in Barangay Masara, Maco, Davao de Oro, the timeline as to when the search and retrieval operations will close has yet to be determined......»»

Category: newsSource:  sunstarRelated NewsFeb 16th, 2024

Masara rescue ends, 32 survivors, 92 dead and 36 missing

The rescue operation for survivors of the Masara landslide was ended on Tuesday, February 13, one week after the incident......»»

Category: newsSource:  davaotodayRelated NewsFeb 16th, 2024

110 missing, 31 rescued from Masara landslide

One hundred ten people remain missing, seven dead and 31 injured after a landslide swept a mining area in Barangay Masara, Maco, Davao de Oro Tuesday evening February 6......»»

Category: newsSource:  davaotodayRelated NewsFeb 9th, 2024

3,500 students affected in Masara landslide

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / February 21) – More than two weeks after the landslide in Masara in the municipality of Maco in Davao de Oro, 3,558 students have still not returned to the classroom, according to the Department of Education in the Davao Region (DepEd-Davao). Jenielito Atillo, DepEd-Davao spokesperson, said during the AFP-PNP Press Corps […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsFeb 22nd, 2024