Road Improvements in Major Roads Leading to Ormoc

The various road improvement projects of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) – Leyte Fourth Engineering District (4th LED) is a great advantage to travelers because according to some drivers it is more easier for them to drive in an improved, rehabilitated and widened roads than in the previous rough and narrow roads.

Roofless, Homeless, but Not Hopeless

It's already a month after the devastating typhoon Yolanda struck Leyte. It's already a month that typhoon victims are living without their houses, roofs and source of income.

Google Services for Yolanda Victims

Google has provided a crisis map for the areas affected by the Super Typhoon Yolanda. The map provides an overview of the extent of the affected areas and on where help will be needed. It include details on the affected areas like:
1. Evacuation Center
2. Hospitals and Health Facilities
3. Command Posts and Vital Infra
4. Police Precinct/Station
5. Areas of calamity

The map can be accessed from the link http://google.org/crisismap/2013-yolanda.

Relief Goods Arriving in Ormoc City

After about a week of waiting for some help, relief goods are now coming from different sources. Initially relying on whatever left by the typhoon, and then on the help from relatives from other places, now will come the help from private and government sectors.

Read more about this good news.

Effects of Yolanda in Ormoc

Yolanda in Ormoc

You have the words of these pictures.

Ormocanon Retains retains IBF light flyweight title

Ormocanon Retains retains IBF light flyweight title

Casimero (19-2, 11 knockouts), of Ormoc City, Philippines, dropped Salguero (18-5-1, 13 KOs) in rounds eight, nine and 11, before the referee waved the fight to a stop. Johnriel Casimero retained his International Boxing Federation (IBF) light-flyweight title with an explosive 11th round technical knockout of tough Mexican Felipe Salguero Saturday night at the Makati Coliseum.

Kopiko 3-in-1 Astig Supercross Series

The ninth leg of the Kopiko 3-in-1 Astig Supercross was held in Ormoc City last October 26, 2013.

Two Road Projects Almost Complete

Ormoc City's Department of Public Works and Highways (DBWH) Leyte Fourth Engineering District is almost complete with the ongoing projects for two gravel to paved road in their areas of coverage. One of the gravel to paved road project is along the Kananga-Tungonan Hot Spring and the other one is the Merida-Lundag-Puting Bato-Consolacion-Isabel Road.

28th International Coastal Cleanup

Every year, the International Coastal Cleanup is on the third Saturday of September. This is according to Presidential Proclamation No. 407. On this assigned day, everybody is encouraged to clean the beaches, coasts, rivers and waterways.

This year is the 28th International Coastal Cleanup with a theme "Bayanihan Para sa Malinis na Karagatan".

For this year, DPWH Leyte Fourth District participated and conducted the coastal cleanup activity last September 18. Employees of the department cleaned the shores from the back of Ormoc Plaza.

New Hope for Child Laborers

A grant of over P 335,000.00 in livelihood funds was handed over by DOLE Secretary Rosalinda Dimapilis-Baldoz to 28 mothers of child laborers in the sugar industry belonging to Dolores Livelihood Community Association (DOLICA) based in Barangay Dolores, Ormoc City.

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