Info Car wraps 5th leg for home-based IDPs

The fifth Information Caravan set the stage for the dialogue and open forum between the home-based internally displaced persons (IDPs), and the City Government and its partners Tuesday, April 15.

Around 2,000 home-based IDPs from the 6 conflict-affected areas of Rio Hondo, Sta. Barbara, Sta. Catalina, Kasanyangan, Mariki, and Talon-Talon trooped to the City Coliseum to pa [ … ]


PNP’s anti-crime efforts persist

Local police authorities continue to work hard to rid Zamboanga of criminals.

Joining Mayor Beng Climaco and other personalities during regular press briefing at City Hall Monday, April 14, Acting City Director Sr. Supt. Angelito Casimiro presented the PNP’s accomplishments last week in line with their fight against crime and lawlessness as well as the enforcement of vari [ … ]


“We are mindful of the needs of all sectors” - Climaco

The City Government of Zamboanga is committed to its obligations and responsibilities not only to the internally displaced persons (IDPs) and the ongoing rehabilitation efforts, but to all the residents of the 98 barangays.

This, according to City Mayor Beng Climaco, as she highlighted the ongoing efforts and activities of the local government to secure the welfare and en [ … ]


City, CFD tackle firefighting issues

Mayor Beng Climaco on Monday, April 14, convened the officers and men of the City Fire District to address issues and gaps related to firefighting capacities in the light of the continuing power curtailment and the advent of the dry season.

City District Fire Marshall FSupt. Dominador Zabala Jr. spearheaded the group in presenting the district’s capacities and capabilitie [ … ]


City sets traffic scheme, liquor ban in Abong-abong

To ensure a solemn and orderly observance of the Holy Week, Mayor Beng Climaco has ordered the implementation of a traffic rerouting scheme and the prohibition of liquor including bladed weapons and firearms at the Climaco Freedom Park in Abong-abong, Pasonanca from April 16-19.

These directives to the police are contained in Executive Orders (EO) 47 and 48 issued April 1 [ … ]


1st Dia de Alvarez oratorical tilt set

The City Government announces the holding of the 1st Dia de General Vicente S. Alvarez Oratorical Contest on May 9 as part of its advocacy to create awareness, understanding and appreciation of the life of the revolutionary hero of Zamboanga.

Application forms may be secured from April 1- 30 at the City Tourism Office in Paseo del Mar. Deadline for the submission of accom [ … ]


Cawa-Cawa IDP transfer continues sans hitches

An additional 64 families or 303 individuals occupying the Cawa-cawa shoreline were transferred to the elementary schools of Mampang and Arena Blanco Saturday, April 12, the second day of continuous movement of internally displaced persons (IDP).

Assistant City Administrator Dr. Elmeir Apolinario, government lead for the temporary shelter cluster said of the total number, [ … ]


Dacon fire accidental- Beng

Mayor Beng Climaco on Saturday, April 12, stressed that the fire at the Dacon Lumberyard in Recodo Friday night was purely accidental and not caused by rebel attacks or lawlessness as assumed by some sectors.

Mayor Climaco cited first hand reports from Assistant City Administrator Dr. Elmeir Apolinario, who rushed to the fire scene after learning of the incident as well a [ … ]


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Ordinances & Proclamations

Ordinance 413 (Regulating Smoking in the City of Zamboanga and Providing Penalties for Violation Thereof)

Proclamation 717 (Declaring Feb 26 as a Non-Working Holiday in Zamboanga City)

State of the City Report 2014

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State of the City Report 2014 - Briefer

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