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DILG XI personnel takes part in the 2nd Quarter Quake Drill

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) XI Regional Office Personnel takes part in the 2nd Quarter 2018 National Simultaneous Earthquake Drill (NSED) on June 21, 2018.

 

DILG XI employees participate in the earthquake drill.

 

DILG XI employees performing the duck cover and hold after the alarm went off.

 

Under the mandate of the Republic Act 10121 or The Philippine Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Act of 2010, preparedness and mitigation are key strategies in reducing disaster risks. The exercise was part of the quarterly NSED.

The activity helped the employees to be very familiar where the escape routes are located within the office premises.

“In doing this quarterly, we can be assured that DILG personnel know what they have to do in the event of disasters and emergencies. Further, we can assess the capacity level of disaster response teams in the office,” RD Alex C. Roldan said.

 

RD Alex C. Roldan gives Certificates of Appreciation to the Evaluators from RECON Davao.

 

Evaluators from RECON Davao discussed their observations and assessment regarding the drill.

 

After the drill, the evaluators from the Radio Emergency Communication Operations Network (RECON) Davao Tribal Durian Chapter gave DILG XI an over-all assessment rating of 94%.

 

DILG XI employees participate during the Earthquake Drill Orientation on June 18, 2018.

 

Edgar Melo discusses what to do during the Earthquake Drill.