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Date of #MMShakeDrill 2018 will not be announced – MMDA

Jul 14, 2018 - 7:49 AM

The exact date of this year's #MMShakeDrill would not be revealed to the public and responders ahead of time so everyone 'must be prepared at all times,' says the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority

#MMSHAKEDRILL. According to MMDA, the annual earthquake drill may happen any day within the third week of June. Photo by Angie De Silva/Rappler

All the videos you need to prepare for earthquakes

May 29, 2016 - 12:00 PM

Here s a compilation of all earthquake related videos on Agos powered by eBayanihan ranging from basic information on hazards to tips on what to do before during and after an earthquake

Oplan Metro Yakal Plus: Preparing for a megadisaster

May 28, 2016 - 5:10 PM

How are communities preparing for a Metro Manila earthquake?

Members of the Pasig City BCEO respond to a simulation during the MMShakeDrill outside the Philippine Stock Exchange on July 30, 2015. Photo by Pat Nabong/ Rappler

Authorities set stage for second #MMShakeDrill

May 13, 2016 - 10:56 AM

This year s Metro Manila Shake Drill takes place on June 22

#RescueMarch 2016: Responders go the distance to save lives

Apr 26, 2016 - 2:18 PM

Some 700 disaster responders and uniformed men walk from the Bonifacio Shrine near Manila City Hall to Fort Bonifacio to prepare for the worse case scenario in case the West Valley Fault System moves

Recent strong earthquakes have no influence on each other – Phivolcs

Apr 18, 2016 - 10:27 PM

The agency also says the strong earthquakes will not trigger the Big One in the Philippines

TIPS: When you are trapped after an earthquake

Aug 01, 2015 - 8:53 AM

If you are trapped inside a collapsed building after an earthquake would you know what to do? During the MMShakeDrill an MMDA rescuer gives some tips

The 'Big One': Are people ready?

Jul 30, 2015 - 10:00 AM

If the 7 2 magnitude earthquake does occur Metro Manila could run out of food and water for a week

Some of the contents of Gloria Rayos' emergency bag, which is ready at home in case of an earthquake. All photos by Pat Nabong/Rappler

Try the monster earthquake survival challenge!

Jul 29, 2015 - 8:03 PM

Do you have the instinct and the skills to survive a major earthquake? Take this quiz and see if you will survive if a strong earthquake hits Metro Manila

All you need to know about preparing for earthquakes

Jul 29, 2015 - 12:43 PM

Here's a compilation of all earthquake-related stories on Project Agos ranging from basic information on the hazard to tips on what to do before, during and after an earthquake

Earthquake tips for drivers: Don't panic

Jul 22, 2015 - 5:44 PM

Do you know what to do when you re inside a moving car during an earthquake?

What dangers await when the West Valley Fault moves?

May 20, 2015 - 6:55 PM

Check out the maps and the fast facts to understand the risks and plan how to survive when a strong quake shakes Metro Manila and surrounding provinces

#RescueMarch: Disaster responders unite for ‘worst quake scenario’

Apr 26, 2015 - 5:30 PM

Wearing their full rescue gears and carrying their disaster response equipment more than 300 disaster responders march from Quezon City Circle to Liwasang Bonifacio

MAN DOWN. Rescue teams stop over in Delta Quezon Avenue to do the 'Mogadishu Walk' exercise. All photos by Franz Lopez/ Rappler

What if a 7.2-magnitude earthquake hits Marikina?

Mar 27, 2015 - 5:37 PM

Marikina leads the nationwide earthquake drill to prepare for a major earthquake that can be caused by the movement of the West Valley fault

Firefighters use different tools as they rescue mock victims inside a collapsed structures and cars during the 1st quarter simultaneous nationwide earthquake drill led by the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management (NDRRMC) in Marikina City on Friday, March 27. Photo by Ben Nabong/ Rappler

#OplanPagyanig: National Earthquake Drill

Mar 27, 2015 - 8:37 AM

Duck cover and hold Join the National Earthquake Drill on Friday March 27

#OplanPagyanig: Marikina to lead nationwide quake drill on March 27

Mar 24, 2015 - 7:02 PM

The city is the ideal setting for the drill since the West Valley fault runs through its metropolitan areas

Poster from Marikina DRRMO

#OplanPagyanig: Join the nationwide earthquake drill

Mar 20, 2015 - 2:48 PM

Duck cover and hold Prepare for OplanPagyanig a nationwide simultaneous earthquake drill on March 27

No water in Rizal areas March 15-18

Mar 14, 2015 - 3:42 PM

Manila Water is working on a natural calamity mitigation project that will temporarily cut off water supply in several barangays in Rizal

WATER SUPPLY. People line up to get water in Manila. File photo by EPA/ROLEX DELA PENA

How vulnerable is Manila to earthquakes?

Nov 30, 2014 - 10:10 AM

Home to around 1 6 million people the Malacañang Palace the Port of Manila and various historical sites it is highly vulnerable to earthquakes and other hazards

Looking back: The 1968 Casiguran earthquake

Aug 02, 2014 - 5:17 PM

Forty eight years ago today a 7 3 magnitude earthquake occured in Casiguran Aurora with the city of Manila bearing the brunt of the tremor

#TalkThursday: Metro Manila earthquake scenarios

Jul 11, 2014 - 11:46 AM

Rappler talks to Phivolcs Director Renato Solidum about what could happen if a 7 2 magnitude earthquake hits Metro Manila

When an earthquake hits Metro Manila

Jul 02, 2014 - 10:07 AM

A 7 2 magnitude quake with an epicenter in Metro Manila may cause 34 000 deaths 114 000 injuries and an additional 18 000 fatalities from simultaneous fires in 98 000 buildings throughout the metropolis

How prepared is Metro Manila for a strong quake?

Oct 19, 2013 - 11:31 PM

The MMEIRS study is prepared to have plans and strategies in place should a strong quake rock Metro Manila It s time to review it

DISASTER PREPAREDNESS. Rescue workers recover a mock victim during an earthquake response exercise at the army headquarters in Fort Bonifacio on July 10, 2008. File photo by Joseph Agcaoili/AFP