Category Archives: landslides

30 families displaced by floods, landslides in Koronadal

KORONADAL CITY (MindaNews/18 September) — A least 30 families were displaced while 13 houses were partially damaged after flashfloods and landslides hit an upland village here over the weekend. Cyrus Urbano, city administrator, said Monday residents in portion of Barangay Saravia were forced to leave their homes due to a series of floods and landslides, which came following […]

GREEN SPACE: Landslides and the need to green Davao City with accessible public spaces

  (Norma T. Javellana and Arnold Vandenbroeck wrote this piece for the Davao Shrine Hills Advocates (DSHA), a member of the Sustainable Davao Movement) DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 26 July) — On July 14, 2017, a major landslide occurred on Shrine Hills along the Diversion Road. The landslide caused big mature forest trees and fruit […]

19 families forcibly evacuated in Koronadal due to landslides

KORONADAL CITY (MindaNews/24 November) — The city government forcibly evacuated 19 families from an upland village here due to a series of landslides triggered by heavy rains on Wednesday night. Cyrus Urbano, city administrator, said Thursday they monitored “pockets of landslides” in portions of Sitios Olom-Lao, Oloclofe and Lower Ladol of Barangay Assumption that closed […]