Save CdO Movement launched

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY (MindaNews/2 Jan) – Environmental advocacy groups, civil society organizations, media organizations and individuals, enraged at the what they perceived as “gross negligence of duty” on the… »

SouthCot sending P1.5M in relief goods and coffins to ‘Sendong’ victims

KORONADAL CITY (MindaNews/20 Dec) – Responding to pleas for help, the provincial government of South Cotabato is sending P1.5 million worth of relief goods, mostly rice, and coffins to victims… »

From the People of Davao City

FROM THE PEOPLE OF DAVAO CITY A convoy of trucks filled with relief goods from the city government of Davao make a stop at Barangay San Miguel, Manolo Fortich in… »

Water Purifier Machine

Air Force personnel unload a water purifier machine from a Philippine Air Force C-130 plane that arrived in Lumbia Airport, Cagayan de Oro City on Monday.  Most of Cagayan de… »

Outrage greets news of cadavers dumped in CDO’s dumpsite

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY (MindaNews/19 December) —  An outpouring of outrage among netizens of  the social networking site, Facebook,  greeted the news that decomposing corpses of victims of Saturday’s flash… »

The other tragedy in Cagayan de Oro: in search of missing loved ones in the city’s dumpsite

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY (MindaNews/19 December) – As a journalist, I have covered so many tragedies in Mindanao: wars, floods, landslides, bombings, massacres, airplane crashes, etc.. I have cried with relatives of the dead and the missing but I was not prepared for what I saw at noon in the city’s landfill in Zayas, Barangay Carmen.


MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/19 December) – A reader from Worcester, England, reacting to my December 17 column “The other culprit,” shared commonsensical ideas on how to mitigate, if not completely prevent,… »

Bukidnon bishop assails ‘climate sins,’ calls for hope amid tragedy

MALAYBALAY CITY (MindaNews/19 Dec) – Malaybalay Bishop Jose A. Cabantan cited “climate sins” as the root cause of the flashfloods experienced brought by typhoon Sendong in Northern Mindanao even as… »

Donated Clothes

Flood victims pick on donated dry clothes in Sitio Basak, Barangay Macasandig, Cagayan de Oro City after last Saturday’s flood that destroyed villages beside Cagayan de Oro River. MindaNews photo… »

Davao donates P3M to ‘Sendong’ victims

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/19 Dec) – The Sangguniang Panlungsod of Davao City has unanimously approved an ordinance authorizing Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio to donate P3 million from the calamity fund for the… »


An aerial view of the devastation of the flood dawn last Satuday (Dec. 17, 2011) showed dump trucks buried in the mud like toys in Barangay Balulang in Cagayan de… »

CDO: Dumped Cadavers

DUMPED.At least 30 cadavers were dumped at the Cagayan de Oro City landfill in Sitio Zayas, Barangay Carmen Sunday evening.  Relatives gather Monday noon near where the bodies were dumped,… »

Davao City convenese special session for financial aid to victims in CDO, Iligan

DAVAO CITY  (MindaNews/18 December) — Mayor Sara Duterte has called for a special session of the City Council tomorrow (Monday) to pass an ordinance authorizing the release of  a portion… »

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