City Mayor’s Office

A Message from the Mayor


Mayor Cristina Gonzalez Romualdez

To all my beloved fellow-Taclobanons:

As your new City Mayor, I am indeed very grateful for your support and trust –that together we can work to make Tacloban – a safe, peaceful and progressive place to live in.

We have just experienced a horrible disaster –  causing the lost of lives of many loved ones and rendered most of us homeless and deprived of the basic needs for a decent human life.

But we have survived – and we have prevailed!

Together – we shall repair our wounds – count our blessings – and move into the future


 Diri la bangon – Better!



  • Tacloban City Mayor – Present
  • Tacloban City Councilor – 2007-2016
  • Founded “Cristina’s Learn & Earn Program” – soft and hard skills training of 8000 Taclobanons since 2008
  • Established a “Sherlter for Battered Women” – a 2 story building where women (abused and maltreated b their husband/partners) and their children can have a free board and lodging, free legal and medical assistance, etc. and during their stay at the Center are taught skills they can use to earn living after they shall have left the shelter.
  • President, Regional Federation of Women in Legislation (WIN) 2007-2014.
  • Ambassador for the Visayas “Habitat for Humanity, Philippines” 2015 – to the present.


Priority Programs

  1. Livelihood Programs – for the unemployed and underemployed residents of Tacloban.
  2. Comprehensive Nutrition Program – for infants, children and nursing mothers.
  3. Improvement of facilities/services of the Tacloban City Hospital and Health Centers.
  4. Completion of permanent shelters in Tacloban North and adequate constant supply of water and power to its residents.
  5. Increased sustainable Development of Tourism attractions in the City – through Public and Private Partnership
  6. Infrastructure projects that are disaster-resilient.
  7. Involvement of all sectors of the City in Disaster Preparedness – with special emphasis on relevant information to all Barangay residents.
  8. Increased involvement of youth in traditional and non-traditional sports activities.
  9. More Cultural Activities especially among the youth and in the barangays.
  10. Maintenance and increased focus on Peace & Order in the city –  with special sustained efforts of contain – minimize – and eradicate the use and sale of prohibited drugs in the City.
  11. Protection & Preservation, Enhancement and proper Development of our Natural Environment.
  12. Increased Sponsorship – both by the public and private sector of Scholarship for deserving financially-distressed students in Tacloban.
  13. Empowerment of Women – by training them for leadership. livelihood skills, better home management and involvement in the community development activities.


Mayor’s Office Contact Details:

Landline: (053) 888 – 0291
Mobile No.: +63927-402-6348





Official Facebook Page:

Facebook Posts

13 hours ago

Cristina Gonzalez Romualdez

Presidential Political Adviser Secretary Francis Tolentino, along with Mayor Cristina G. Romualdez graced the 3rd Anti-Drug Summit held on Thursday at the Tacloban City Convention Center. The Summit which is a follow-up of the Anti-Drug Summit organized last year by the City Government of Tacloban under Mayor Romualdez and the New Beginnings Technical working group as part of the Anti-Drug Advocacy campaign of the local government unit. Secretary Tolentino read a Message from President Rodrigo Duterte during the Event which acknowledged the contribution of the City Government in the Anti-Drug Campaign of the National Government ... See MoreSee Less

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20 hours ago

Cristina Gonzalez Romualdez

LOOK: Mayor Cristina G. Romualdez received the members of a validating team from the Cooperative Development Authority(CDA) and Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Central Office at the CMO Boardroom on Thursday, namely Julio Casilan, Jr., Nilda Catalan, Maria Cielo Garcia, and Khamima Mama. The Local Government Unit (LGU) of Tacloban is once again chosen this year as one of the finalists of the Gawad Parangal Best Performing LGU Cooperative Development Office - the annual award for top performing Cooperative Offices and Local Government Units in the Country.

LGU Tacloban is a consistent "Gawad Parangal" awardee having copped the award in 2016 and 2017.

(Photo Grab: CCDLAO Tacloban FB)
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21 hours ago

Cristina Gonzalez Romualdez

LATEST: Atleast 1,526 resettled families in Ridgeview Park 1 and 2 in Cabalawan Tacloban City were recipients on Thursday, September 20 of the front-line services being offered by the Barangay Outreach Program of the City Government under Mayor Cristina G. Romualdez.

Aside from the regular "Barangayan" Services like free medical check up and medicines, the residents also received food packs from the local government.

(Photos by A. Alamos/CIO)
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Courtesy call with Ms. Rowena Samonte - New Sales Director of Summit Hotel Tacloban together with other officials namely Mr. Mark Eugene Agullo- Sales Head Summit Hotel, Maji Celerinos - Banquet Sales and Mr. Glenn Consebido- Managing Director - Managing Director Emprasario Inc. ... See MoreSee Less

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3 days ago

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Courtesy call with PNP Highway Patrol Group (HPG) officials led by PSUPT Lucelo R. Laguna - Regional Chief HPG68 held at the City Mayor's Office today. Also in photos are PCINSP Daniel Deuda, PINSP Dennis Bardillon and Engr. Dony O. De Paz- City Engineers Office (CEO). ... See MoreSee Less

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