THE DEATH OF NAGA LANDSLIDE

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Naga City, is a 5th class city in the province of CebuPhilippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 115,750 people.

 

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 Residents visit the wake of those who died in the huge landslide in Naga City, Cebu. File photo by Micole Gerard Tizon

September 20, 2018

 The landslide in Naga City, Cebu, many died and lost their homes due to typhoons 56 dead which was triggered by days of heavy rain, more or less 24 houses in barangay Tinaan and Naalad in Naga City. According to Naga City Mayor Kristine Chiong, the houses were occupied by the employees of quarrying company Apo Land and Quarry Corporation (ALQC). The landslide in Naga City came just 5 days after the massive landslide in the mining town of Itogon, Benguet, which was triggered by Typhoon Ompong. The landslide in Itogon left at least 56 people dead.

 

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