Pasig prepares for earthquake drill on June 8
Pasig City is joining forces with the National and Metro Manila Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council, along with the Office of Civil Defense, to conduct the 2nd Quarter Nationwide Simultaneous Earthquake Drill (NSED) on Thursday, June 8, 2023, at 9:00 AM.
The NSED aims to enhance preparedness and response capabilities in the event of a strong earthquake. Participants will be instructed to "Duck, Cover, and Hold," simulating the appropriate actions during an earthquake. In addition, an evacuation drill will take place, requiring employees and visitors at the Pasig City Hall to proceed to designated evacuation areas, such as the City Hall quadrangle and Tanghalang Pasigueño.
The Pasig City Government is counting on the cooperation and active participation of everyone involved in the 2nd Quarter NSED. This collaborative effort highlights the city's commitment to ensuring the safety and well-being of its residents during emergencies.
The Mayor of Pasig City encourages all residents to take the drill seriously and familiarize themselves with emergency procedures. By actively participating in the NSED, individuals can contribute to building a more resilient and disaster-ready community.
Pasig City expresses its gratitude to the National and Metro Manila Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council, as well as the Office of Civil Defense, for their ongoing support in promoting disaster preparedness and resilience.
As the drill approaches, residents are reminded to remain vigilant, stay informed about emergency protocols, and prioritize their safety. The city government emphasizes the importance of preparedness and unity in effectively responding to and mitigating the impact of natural disasters.
Let us all work together to ensure the success of the 2nd Quarter NSED in Pasig City. Cooperation and participation from everyone will contribute to building a safer and more resilient community.
The 2nd Quarter NSED serves as a reminder of the importance of being prepared and ready to respond in the face of potential disasters. Let us all unite in creating a safer environment for the residents of Pasig City.