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Cagayan de Oro

 

a city and port in the Philippines, on the northern part of the island of Mindanao, on the Bay of Macaja-lar. It is the administrative center of Misamis Oriental Province. Population, 92, 600 (1969). It is a center of the fishing industry and also has food-processing enterprises and garment factories.

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As a result of the bomb attack in Zamboanga City, security forces in Cagayan de Oro City, in Northern Mindnaao, were placed on heightened alert.
Cagayan de Oro City, Philippines, August 07, 2014 --(PR.
These include the provinces of Compostela Valley, Davao Oriental and Davao del Norte in Region XI; Surigao del Sur in CARAGA Region; Lanao del Norte, Misamis Oriental and Cagayan de Oro City in Region X; Siquijor in Region VII; and, Palawan in Region IV-B.
Cabusao said her daughter survived typhoon Washi's fury in December 2011 after she was washed out to sea after flash floods swept entire coastal villages in Cagayan de Oro City.
The bus came from Tacurong City in Sultan Kudarat Province and was bound for Cagayan de Oro City in Misamis Oriental Province.
Along with local Filipino community groups, the restaurant has pledged to send part of the sales revenue to CDO -- Cagayan De Oro Bahrain Chapter and relief goods will be sent directly to support centres in Cagayan De Oro City, Philippines.
A consolidated consignment of relief goods will be sent directly to the support centres concerned in Cagayan De Oro City as well.
At a ceremony in Manila, Japanese Ambassador Toshinao Urabe transferred the water tanks, generators, tents, mattresses, sheets, blankets and other relief items, which will be transported to the worst-hit area of Cagayan de Oro City in northern Mindanao for distribution.
Ms Pang says the hardest-hit cities were Cagayan de Oro city, where at least 239 people died, and nearby Iligan, where Red Cross aid workers reported 195 dead, mostly children and women.
Facebook became an easy way to communicate with their loved ones, who survived the floods in Cagayan de Oro city.
Massive flooding had been reported over the region, especially in Iligan city and Cagayan de Oro city," Ramos said, adding that tens of thousands of people sought shelter on high ground.
The southern city of Cagayan de Oro City suffered the most deaths, 215, while 144 people were killed in nearby Iligan City, said Gwen Pang, secretary general of the Philippine National Red Cross.