A day after Tropical Storm Vinta struck Cagayan de Oro City, the perimeter fence of Liceo de Cagayan University’s Paseo del Rio campus represented a picture of a disaster aftermath.

As shown below, the fence was destroyed, mangled with mud and debris.

photo by Dahlia Agoylo Dequito

A few weeks have passed and the university has completely rehabilitated the site with a new landscaped perimeter and the large LICEO U signage put up as shown below. They have also removed the fence across its façade exposing the lower portion of the building which has been closed to the public eye for a long time.

photo by Titus Velez

Because it is now identified as among the flood-prone areas in the city, it will still be just a matter of time when the area will again be submerged in flood waters.

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