Zambo joins Nat’l Quake Drill April 21 PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 19 April 2016 13:57

Zamboanga City will join other cities and provinces in the conduct of the national simultaneous earthquake drill (NSED) set on Thursday, April 21 at 9am as part of the disaster preparedness program.

Organized by the Office of Civil Defense-9 in coordination with Phivolcs, Office of the City Mayor and the City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (CDRRMO), the activity in the city will be participated by local and national offices situated within the Pettit Barracks complex including the offices occupying main city hall and annex building.

The nationwide activity is pursuant to Republic Act 10121 and in compliance with a directive issued by the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council.

The earthquake drill aims to test agencies on their capabilities in earthquake preparedness. — Sheila Covarrubias