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City inks scholarship MOA with 22 accredited schools

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(CEBU CITY - Public Information Office) - The Cebu City government through the Cebu City College Scholarship Program (CCCSP) signed the Memorandum of Agreement together with 22 accredited schools in the city and the Department of Education Cebu City Division this morning, December 8, Monday.

The social hall at City Hall Legislative building was jam-packed with school representatives and city officials for the MOA signing ceremony despite the unfavorable weather condition.
Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama is glad with the progress of the city's scholarship program which he issued through an executive order last 2010 which was then supported by City Ordinance No. 2333.

In his message, he directed the Local School Board to make an inventory of how many professionals the city has produced through the city's scholarship program. He also urged the different representatives of the institutions to look after the welfare of their students especially in times of calamities.

Councilor Alvin Dizon welcomed the development saying that this could formalize the city's scholarship program with accredited schools which would aid more students achieve their dreams by sending them to college.

Dizon, the chairman of committee on education, also expressed his gratitude with partner schools with their continued cooperation with the city's program especially for those deserving students who could not afford college education.
Most city councilors were present during the signing ceremony to show their support, as well as the heads of the executive department.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 09 December 2014 09:58


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(CEBU CITY - Public Information Office) Based from the latest weather bulletin of the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pag-asa) issued at 5am today December 8, 2014 Monday, Cebu City's public storm warning signal has been lifted.

In its previous updates, the state weather agency hoisted public storm warning signal number 2 over northern Cebu province and this city, while the rest of Cebu was at signal number one.

Based on its latest weather updates there is no more public storm warning signal in Cebu City. A sunny weather is observed in the city today.

Pag-asa said on its severe weather bulletin number Seventeen, that typhoon Ruby with international name Hagupit has weakened while traversing Sibuyan Sea.

At 4:00AM today, the eye of typhoon “RUBY” was located based on all available data at 110 km northwest of Masbate City or 50 km northeast of Romblon, Romblon (12.8˚N, 122.7˚E), with maximum sustained winds of 120 kilometer per hour (kph) near the center and gustiness of up to 150 kph. It is forecast to move west northwest at 10 kph.

Meanwhile, today the Cebu City Government is conducting the clean-up drive to at least 137 Evacuation Centers in the 80 villages comprising the city used by an estimated of more than Forty thousand people who were already allowed to go home since yesterday afternoon. City hall employees are utilized in the clean-up drive.

Furthermore, the city in cooperation with the PLDT Smart Communications Incorporated is having a "Libreng Tawag Stations" located at the entrance area of the Cebu City Hall Legislative Building for those who want to contact their relatives affected by Typhoon Ruby. (By: Greggy Jiggs P. Senados, PIO Staff)

Source of weather updates: PAG-ASA


List of evacuation areas

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List of evacuation areas with the corresponding partial no. of families and individual evacuees :

Last Updated on Saturday, 06 December 2014 22:46

Red alert status

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Mayor MIchael Rama raised Red alert status and ordered forced evacuation and or persuasive harassment with care to those who are living in the lowland to both coastal and river, specially the flood prone areas and land slide areas in the case of mountain barangays.

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