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  City of Ormoc Official Site - SOCA 2006
City employees now dutifully wear their uniforms which discourages them from wandering out of work.
In 2005, the City Assessor’s Office have assessed a value of P647,287,710.00 for residential; P183,152,210.00 for agricultural; P441,249,140.00 for commercial; P129,237,180.00 for Industrial; and P4,033,740.00 for Nat’l Power Corp. (NPC), it is classified industrial with different rate.
For 2005, Ormoc City Police Office (OCPO) has recorded and investigated a total of 134 crime incidents which lesser by 24 compared to the figure of 2004 which registered at 158.
ormoc.gov.ph /index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=63&Itemid=233   (0 words)

  
  Ormoc City
Ormoc City is a 1st class city in the province of Leyte, Philippines.
Ormoc City is an independent component city, not subject to regulation from the Provincial Government of Leyte.
However, the city is part of the congressional district IV of Leyte together with Albuera, Kananga, Merida, and Isabel towns.
www.philippineholidays.com.au /ormoc_city.htm   (99 words)

  
  Ormoc City - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Ormoc City is a 1st class city in the province of Leyte, Philippines.
Ormoc City is an independent component city, not subject to regulation from the Provincial Government of Leyte.
However, the city is part of the congressional district IV of Leyte together with Albuera, Kananga, Merida, and Isabel towns.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Ormoc_City   (343 words)

  
 Ormoc Bay - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Ormoc Bay is a bay on the island of Leyte in the Philippines.
The city of Ormoc lies at the head of the bay and exports rice, copra and sugar.
The city of Ormoc was mostly destroyed during the battle and the current city is built on its ruins.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Ormoc_Bay   (138 words)

  
 Ormocnet, Ormoc's very own internet service provider   (Site not responding. Last check: )
This pioneer city of Leyte and first non-provincial capital city of the Philippines, Ormoc City, is bounded on the north by the town of Kananga, on the south by Albuera, on the east by the stately Amandiwing mountain range and on the west by the romantic Ormoc Bay.
The name Ormoc, evidently, is the variation of the original name and came into use with the coming of the Spanish conquistadores and the influx of people from the neighboring towns and islands to settle in its fertile plain.
On February 26,1834, Ormoc was separated from her mother town of Palompon and was created as a distinct municipality.
www.ormocnet.net.ph /OrmocCity1.html   (759 words)

  
 Leyte » 2006 »
Cebu City, the Queen City of the South is the Regional Capital, although the islands are diverse in culture and topography.
Ormoc City Fire Marshal Mauro Almo Costa said their initial investigation revealed that Unitop General Merchandising had no permit to sell firecrackers and its fire exit at the back was padlocked.
Tacloban City — The Philippine National Police forensic experts are helping the city of Ormoc in looking for the identity of the unidentified victims of the fire which razed Unitop Department Store to the ground in the afternoon of Christmas, claimed 24 lives and caused the hospitalization of 21 people.
visayas.wowphilippines.com /leyte/?m=200612   (3049 words)

  
 G.R. No. 141375
Under this provision, the settlement of a boundary dispute between a component city or a municipality on the one hand and a highly urbanized city on the other -- or between two or more highly urbanized cities -- shall be jointly referred for settlement to the respective sanggunians of the local government units involved.
Ormoc is deemed an independent component city, because its charter prohibits its voters from voting for provincial elective officials.
Section 118 of the LGC applies to a situation in which a component city or a municipality seeks to settle a boundary dispute with a highly urbanized city, not with an independent component city.
www.lawphil.net /judjuris/juri2003/apr2003/gr_141375_2003.html   (1701 words)

  
 ORMOC.NET Community Network
Situated in the northwestern part of the island of Leyte, the city is home to several interesting scenic beauty which can recharge both the body and the spirit.
Hemmed by the cloudcapped Amandiwin mountain range, the lake is about 15 kilometers northeast of Ormoc City and is only a half hour drive along the all-weather Tongonan national road.
THE Ormoc Division of the Department of Education topped the 2003 Regional Elementary Diagnostic and Achievement Tests conducted last February and March to grades two, three and five pupils.
www.ormoc.net   (0 words)

  
 ORMOC
If metropolitan cities sparkle with fluorescent and mercury lights, Ormoc City glows quietly during sunsets and moonlit nights.
On cool sunny days, if one faces the city from the sea, he can be awed by the fields of vegetation rolling into the distant mountains that seem to touch the sky.
Dubbed as the port to the marvelous Eastern Visayas, the favorite gateway of tourists to the capital city of Tacloban, Municipalities of Leyte, Southern Leyte, Biliran and Samar.
www.philippine-introductions.com /ORMOC.html   (0 words)

  
 PhilRice Online - Ormoc City mayor aims for rice surplus; taps hybrid rice
Upon assuming his post in 2004, Ormoc City Mayor Eric C. Codilla urged local farmers to plant hybrid rice as he believes its potential in increasing rice yields in Ormoc City not only to meet local demand but also to produce surplus.
Codilla knew that their neighboring provinces and cities could not produce enough rice for their own consumption forcing the latter to import from other provinces.
In fact, 26, 298 hectares or 56.64% of the city's total land area is devoted to agriculture, thus they are in the best position to earn from rice farming.
www.philrice.gov.ph /index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=139&Itemid=104   (707 words)

  
 Typhoon2000.com..::10 WORST TYPHOONS OF THE PHILIPPINES (A SUMMARY)..::
Ormoc City and Northern Negros Occidental were scenes of devastation as the floods receded.
Almost a quarter of Ormoc’s population drowned and their bloated bodies were littered everywhere in the city while other fatalities were numerously floating at Ormoc Bay and Camotes Sea being feasted by sharks and other fishes.
Naval in Biliran Is., coast of Esperanza, Masbate; Gigante Islands in Carles, Northern Iloilo; coastline of Roxas City, Sapi-an Bay and the rest of Capiz seacoast; Batan and the rest of Aklan; Sebaste, Northern Antique; Coron and Culion Islands of the Calamian Group.
www.typhoon2000.ph /stats/10WorstPhilippineTyphoons.htm   (3639 words)

  
 Eastern Visayas, Region VIII, Philippines   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Leyte has a population of 1,572,000 in Tacloban City (the capital), Ormoc City, and forty-four towns.
The capital of the province of Leyte is Tacloban City.
Ormoc City is adorned by Tongonan Hotsprings National Park and Lake Danao.
www.crwflags.com /fotw/flags/ph-viii.html   (574 words)

  
 Ormoc City   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Ormoc City is where my wife and family come from.
Albuera Letye is about 5 kilometers south of Ormoc City.
The beach at Barrio Danhug south of Ormoc City.
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 Gawad Kalinga
Barangay Tambulilid is located about 3 kilometers northwest of Ormoc City proper.
It is the relocation site for the survivors of the killer typhoon “Uring” in November 1991, which devastated Ormoc and killed more than 8000 people, mostly kids and infants.
And the consistent presence of the GK team and the expansion of the various GK programs are true symbols of the new future that this community can aspire for.
www.gawadkalinga.org /gk_communities/site_ormoc.htm   (211 words)

  
 Leyte
Tacloban City in the east is the regional capital and the biggest city in the region in terms of population and income.
The burgeoning city of Ormoc in the west is not far behind.
In addition to these cities are 49 towns broken down into 1,642 barangays (the smallest political unit in the Philippines) with a population of 1,635,156 (1995 census).
members.tripod.com /tinikling/leyte.htm   (749 words)

  
 CDNN :: Deep, Dark, Cold: World Record Dive to the USS Cooper
ORMOC, Philippines (28 May 2005) -- Many sunken World War Two wrecks have been found in the Gulf of Leyte, but one remained a mystery, her officers and crew standing watch for all eternity in the deep, dark, cold abyss of Ormoc Bay.
Today, survivors of the battle have gathered in Ormoc to witness an attempt by a team of the world's top technical divers to reach the wreck, which lies at a depth of 220 meters (720 feet).
Ormoc Bay was an excellent supply depot - the key to supplying Japanese forces - and the Americans knew it.
www.cdnn.info /news/industry/i050528.html   (892 words)

  
 Global Nation | INQ7.net
The city of Ormoc is located in the central part of Leyte.
Ormoc is now a mix of languages and traditions quite apparent in the ways of life of its residents and the diverse food prepared there.
Indeed, the city was cited "Cleanest and Greenest" for three consecutive years in the 1990s.
www.inq7.net /globalnation/sec_phe/2003/mar/26-01.htm   (617 words)

  
 ABS-CBN Interactive
Ormoc City police chief Senior Superintendent Manuel Cubillo said the fire quickly engulfed the front portion of the store, forcing the shoppers to move to the rear exit, which was locked.
BALANGA CITY – A verbal tussle over the results of the local polls led to the fatal hacking of a political leader of the mayor-elect of Bagac, Bataan during a drinking bout last Friday afternoon, police said.
BUTUAN CITY – Police are locating the re-elected vice mayor of Jabonga, Agusan del Norte to shed light on the shooting of his wife after they had an argument in their home last Saturday morning.
www.abs-cbnnews.com /storyPage.aspx?storyId=60631   (1396 words)

  
 WOW Philippines :: Explore Philippines :: Description
Its capital city, Tacloban, is the most important seaport on the eastern coast while Ormoc City is the primary outlet on the western coast.
km., Leyte is bounded on the north by Carigara Bay, on the east by the San Juanico Strait and Leyte Gulf, on the west by the Visayan Sea and Ormoc Sea, and on the south by Southern Leyte.
The province is composed of 49 towns and two cities, namely, Tacloban, the capital city, and Ormoc.
www.wowphilippines.com.ph /explore_phil/place_details.asp?content=description&province=44   (305 words)

  
 Philippine Deforestation
The flood in Naga City described in the first chapter of this book killed several people and did great damage to the region, but it was by no means unusually severe among the steadily increasing floods in recent years.
When a typhoon happened to strike the city directly (one of an average of five that hit the area each year), water in the two rivers that flow through the city rose ten feet in three hours.
Most of the city was severely damaged; the main coastal highway and bridges were destroyed; agricultural crops were wiped out by erosion or covered by mud; and the fertile Ormoc Bay was filled with muddy water.
www.fieldmuseum.org /vanishing_treasures/Deforestation_4.htm   (835 words)

  
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In Ormoc City (on the west coast of the island of Leyte) a destroying flash flood killed within less than one hour approximately 8000 people and left thousands of people homeless.
A great part of the city was destroyed and thousands of houses vanished in the fast and devastating water and mud streams.
The deforestation on Leyte, together with the heavy rainfall during the typhoon on November 5 in 1991, were the main reasons of the disaster in Ormoc City.
www.philippines.hvu.nl /climate2.htm   (412 words)

  
 Terry Larazabal Bike Festival   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Ormoc City is located in the Western area of the Province of Leyte.
A liason officer shall meet the cyclist upon arrival in Ormoc City and provide assistance and information on billeting and transportation in Ormoc City (Hotel Don Felipe is a 5 minute walk from the pier).
There will be one van in the morning and one in the afternoon, which shall provide a free shuttle service from Tacloban City or Ormoc City daily from Wednesday until Friday.
www.terrylarrazabalbikefest.com /ormoc.htm   (512 words)

  
 Municipality of Kananga vs Madrona : 141375 : April 30, 2003 : J. Panganiban : Third Division : Decision
A boundary dispute arose between the Municipality of Kananga and the City of Ormoc.
Under this provision, the settlement of a boundary dispute between a component city or a municipality on the one hand and a highly urbanized city on the other -- or between two or more highly urbanized cities -- shall be jointly referred for settlement to the respective sanggunians of the local government units involved.
Section 118 of the LGC applies to a situation in which a component city or a municipality seeks to settle a boundary dispute with a highly urbanized city, not with an independent component city.
www.supremecourt.gov.ph /jurisprudence/2003/apr2003/141375.htm   (1737 words)

  
 Sun.Star Network Online - 26 killed in Ormoc fire   (Site not responding. Last check: )
CEBU CITY -- A display of firecrackers exploded and began a fire that killed 26 shoppers, including children, and razed a warehouse-type supermarket in Ormoc City at 4:30 p.m.
Ormoc Police Director Manuel Cubillo told radio dySS he saw the burned body of a woman still holding on to a carrier containing a small charred body.
One of the fatalities was a salesclerk who was planning to ask for a transfer by the end of the year, so she could proceed with her nursing studies.
www.sunstar.com.ph /static/net/2006/12/27/26.killed.in.ormoc.fire.html   (558 words)

  
 ORMOC CITY, LEYTE, PHILIPPINES
ATTRACTIONS:- Rainforest tour: breathtaking views, beautiful lakes {Mahagnao, Malagsum, Casudsu-Ran and Danao}, the spectacular Guinaban- Falls, Forests, Plains and the views of the islands of Samar from the crest of the central Amandiwing mountain range, the profusion of tropical flora and fauna, including colorful insects, butterflies, deer, wildboar, monkeys, birds, orchids and giant fern.
Elizabeth and myself were married in 19991, in Ormoc City, we actually married twice [a civil marriage and then in the church], We travel to the Philippines on a regular basis.
We are well known in Ormoc, and have contacts in most areas from the poorest farmers to city hall.
www.andabeachbohol.com /ormoc.html   (836 words)

  
 The Filipino Express Online
ORMOC CITY -- It was a fiery instead of a merry Christmas Day in Ormoc City after 24 people died in a department store fire that was reportedly caused by exploding firecrackers.
Codilla also allowed the local city health office to bury the bodies of those that would not be identified by their families if they cannot be identified in 24 hours.
Learning from the incident in Ormoc, Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña immediately tasked the city’s fire department and the police to strictly monitor the sale and display of firecrackers in order to keep the Cebuanos safe and sound during the celebration of the holidays.
www.filipinoexpress.com /21/01_news.html   (2143 words)

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