NDRRMC: Nationwide earthquake drill set on September 8

Daphne Galvez - Reporter / @DYGalvezINQ 08/18/2022

MANILA, Philippines — A nationwide simultaneous earthquake drill is set to be held on September 8 as part of the country’s efforts to be prepared against natural disasters, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC)…

Earthquake drill to show Mandaue’s rescue capabilities

Futch Anthony Inso 03/02/2020

It will be Mandaue City emergency responders turn to show their capability on handling emergencies brought about by an earthquake. This will happen on March 12, 2020 at the Mandaue City Sports Complex after the Office of…

National Simultaneous Earthquake Drill to test LGU’s disaster preparedness

Gerard Vincent Francisco 06/17/2019

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines – Do not be afraid if you hear the wailing of sirens at exactly 2 p.m. on Thursday, June 20. This will mark the official start of the National Simultaneous Earthquake Drill that will…

Capitol to lead quake drill

Izobelle T. Pulgo 03/30/2017

THE public is advised to reschedule their appointments at the Cebu Provincial Capitol today (Friday) as the provincial government will lead the country as it undertakes the 1st Quarter National Earthquake Drill. The Cebu provincial government has…

Capitol to hold earthquake drill

07/21/2016

THE Cebu Provincial government will hold another earthquake drill at 9 a.m. today in the Capitol compound. Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office chief Baltazar Tribunalo Jr. said the drill’s focus will be on training their…

Separate ‘earthquake bell’ eyed

Mary Antonette M. Garciano 06/22/2016

A CEBU provincial government official has recommended that a separate siren or emergency alarm bell for earthquakes be installed at the Capitol after the conduct of yesterday’s surprise earthquake drill. Rafael Luche, Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and…

Survey in Metro Cebu ahead of quake drill

Jose Santino S. Bunachita, Melissa Q. Cabahug 08/11/2015

Personnel of the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) conducted a microtremor survey near the Monterazzas in barangay Guadalupe as part of their efforts to draft a hazard map of Metro Cebu. “A microtremor survey identifies…

Capitol, UC hold earthquake drill

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag, Victor Anthony V. Silva 07/24/2015

A siren blared in the Capitol grounds at exactly 9 a.m. yesterday as employees underwent their first earthquake drill for the year. One minute after the first warning, three women  emerged from the main entrance of the…

Mandaue Central School joins nationwide earthquake drill

Anie M. Paujana 11/15/2014

They will never be prepared enough for earthquakes. But students of the Mandaue City Central School are still thankful for the drill conducted yesterday as it gave them an idea on what to do in case a…

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