National simultaneous earthquake drill - updates

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DSWD to test new equipment for rapid emergency communications

Sep 27, 2017 - 8:24 AM

Newly-acquired communication equipment will be tested during the 3rd Nationwide Simultaneous Earthquake Drill on Wednesday, September 27

RAPID COMMS. The Department of Social Welfare and Development will test the newly acquired satellites. Photo by DSWD Disaster Response Assistance and Management Bureau

NDRRMC reschedules postponed earthquake drill to September 27

Sep 22, 2017 - 8:56 PM

NDRRMC initially schedules the earthquake drill on September 21. The drills are postponed after President Duterte declared it as a National Day of Protest.

COVER. Soldiers cover their heads during the Nationwide Earthquake Drill, at the Quezon City Hall grounds in Quezon City, March 31, 2017. The drill aims to increase effort in public awareness of the ever-looming possibility of strong earthquake. Photo by Nelson Vera/Rappler

Motorcycle riders play key role in #Pagyanig

Jun 23, 2016 - 4:21 PM

During the nationwide earthquake drill the Unified Rizal Riders Club transport Department of Health officials to Camp Aguinaldo to provide situational reports amid unpassable roads

Evaluators score Cagayan Valley quake drill participants ‘not ready’

Jun 22, 2016 - 9:08 PM

Evaluators from the Bureau of Fire Protection say the participants did not take the earthquake drill seriously

UNPREPARED. Evaluators say participants of the national simultaneous earthquake drill in Cagayan Valley are not ready. Photo by Raymon Dullana/Rappler

Businesses to join #MMShakeDrill on June 22

Jun 20, 2016 - 6:59 PM

Unilever Walter Mart and Yokogawa Philippines are some of the big companies that are doing their part to help build a culture of preparedness

One of the scenario from the earthquake drill is to airlift a casualty via Philippine Army's Helicopter Ambulance. Photo by Rico Ibarra

#Pagyanig: Gov't gears up for 2nd nationwide quake drill on June 22

May 30, 2016 - 2:24 PM

The government encourages local governments to participate in the 2nd quarter national earthquake drill on June 22 2016

Image by Raffy De Guzman / 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

#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

Makati barangays show what to do during an earthquake

Jul 24, 2015 - 6:24 PM

Comembo Pembo East Rembo and Rizal – traversed by the West Valley Fault – each have a command post information desk medical treatment stations and holding areas for evacuation

QUAKE-READY. Barangay Comembo rescue team members simulate a rescue operation for an earthquake victim. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler