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Metro shake drill to be spontaneous

By Nelson S. Badilla The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) yesterday called on the public to participate in next week’s shake drill to enhance earthquake preparedness “that is not staged or scripted.” MMDA general manager Jojo Garcia, said the fourth shake drill will be different as, unlike in the past shake drills, there will be […].....»»

Category: newsSource: tribune tribuneJul 14th, 2018

Globe intensifies disaster preparedness campaign

GLOBE Telecom continues to strengthen its #GlobeREADY campaign.The company will join the Metro Manila Metrowide Shake Drill this month, in line with its effort to fortify awareness of business continuity management and build resilience against calamities. The drill will be led by the Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA), and  local government units in coordination with […] The post Globe intensifies disaster preparedness campaign appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsJul 20th, 2018

Rain or shine, Shake Drill to push through-MMDA

QUEZON CITY, July 18 (PIA)-The scheduled Metro Manila Shake Drill this week will push through, rain or shine, according to the Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA). In a news conference, MMDA Ge.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJul 18th, 2018

MMDA to public: Please take this year’s Metro Manila Shake Drill seriously

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) on Saturday urged the public to take this year’s Metro Manila Shake Drill seriously. MMDA to public: Please take this year’s Metro Manila Shake Drill seriously The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) on Saturday urged the public to take this year’s Metro Manila Shake Drill seriously. Source link: MMDA to public: Please take this year’s Metro Manila Shake Drill seriously.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJul 14th, 2018

MMDA to hold surprise earthquake drills

Metro Manila shake drill volunteers perform the 'duck, hold and cover' technique in this file photo taken at the LRT-2 train depot in Santolan, Pasig. CHRISTIAN VENUS / Inquirer Volunteer.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJul 10th, 2018

MMDA to hold ‘surprise’ earthquake drills

        The Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) will launch a surprise earthquake drill this month of July but maintained it will not announce its exact date to set a "more realistic" scenario during evacuation.   "No one can predict when an earthquake will happen. We must be prepared at all times so we want the shake drill announced unannounced," MMDA General Manager Jojo Garcia said in a statement issued on Tuesday.   "We will not be announcing the exact date of the shake drill. [The] public will only be informed on the day of the drill," Garcia added.   The drill, which will run for three days, aims to prepare ...Keep on reading: MMDA to hold ‘surprise’ earthquake drills.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 10th, 2018

Metro traffic part of 'Shake Drill' challenge - Inquirer.net

Metro traffic part of 'Shake Drill' challenge - Inquirer.net.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsJul 17th, 2017

WATCH: Communication lines established faster in Metro Manila Shake Drill 2017

WATCH: Communication lines established faster in Metro Manila Shake Drill 2017.....»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 16th, 2017

LIVE: Metro Manila Shake Drill 2017

LIVE: Metro Manila Shake Drill 2017.....»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 14th, 2017

Metro traffic part of 'Shake Drill' challenge - Inquirer.net

Metro traffic part of 'Shake Drill' challenge - Inquirer.net.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsJul 14th, 2017

Central Visayas Shares Earthquake Preparedness, Response Best Practices to NCR

The Metro Manila Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (MMDRRMC) recently met with key officials of Bohol and Cebu for knowledge sharing on disaster preparedness and response, particularly during an earthquake. Dubbed as Metro Manila-Central Visayas Shake-Share, the activity brought together Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Officers (DRRMOs) of NCR, Bohol and Cebu for knowledge […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsAug 24th, 2018

NCR-DRRM Officials Learn from Cebu City’s ‘Quake Experiences

Disaster Risk Reduction Management (DRRM) Officers from the National Capital Region (NCR) visited Cebu City for the first Metro Manila-Central Visayas Shake Share. Shake share is a program initiated by the Metro Manila Development Authority, Office of Civil Defense (OCD) National Capital Region (NCR) and Central Visayas and the Department of Interior and Local Government […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsAug 11th, 2018

'MMShakeDrill 2018 still far from perfect – MMDA officials

MANILA, Philippines – Even on its fourth annual run, the #MMShakeDrill is still "far from perfect," Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) officials have said. Testing Metro Manila with a drill that rocked the whole capital with a magnitude 7.2 earthquake simulation, the fourth #MMShakeDrill ended ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 21st, 2018

MMDA s 'MMShakeDrill: How everything worked

MANILA, Philippines– Despite a mishap that led to a premature alert, the Metro Manila Development Authority mounted its first ‘surprise’ #MMShakeDrill on Thursday, July 19. With such a herculean task of keeping the drill under wraps, how did the #MMShakeDrill fare in pulling off its grand surprise? The surprise.....»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 20th, 2018

IN PHOTOS: Metro Manila prepares for the ‘Big One’

MANILA, Philippines – The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) held its fourth Metro Manila-wide earthquake drill after sending a text blast an hour before the drill's start time at 1 pm on Thursday, July 19. Dubbed the #MMShakeDrill, local government units, private companies, and individuals performed their response protocols for "The Big One," a ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 19th, 2018

MMDA, NTC to announce 'MMShakeDrill via SMS alert

MANILA, Philippines – The Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) earlier said the date of the #MMShakeDrill, the annual metro-wide earthquake drill for this year, will be a surprise . What the MMDA only announced is it could happen on any day during the third week of July at 3 pm......»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 17th, 2018

MMDA urges public to take earthquake drill seriously

MMDA General Manager Jojo Garcia QUEZON CITY, July 16 (PIA)--The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) asked the public to take the 4th shake drill as an opportunity to enhance their earthq.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJul 16th, 2018

MMDA urges public to join surprise metro-wide quake drill next week

Marikina City jail inmates duck, cover and hold during the National Simultaneous Earthquake Drill, April 21, 2016.INQUIRER PHOTO / NINO JESUS ORBETA The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (M.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJul 14th, 2018

‘Haunted Forest’

(We are running this guide to help moviegoers plan their holiday cinema tour. The 43rd Metro Manila Film Festival runs from Dec. 25 to Jan. 7, 2018.) Directed by Ian Loreos; stars Jane Oineza, Jameson Blake, Maris Racal, Jon Lucas, Raymart Santiago, Joey Marquez Regal Entertainment is known for releasing horror flicks through its long-running "Shake, Rattle and Roll" franchise during the holiday season. The tradition continues this year, but with a new film that promises to be just as scary. "Haunted Forest" tells of a dark creature called "Sitsit" that preys on women. It possesses its victims, who all go missing and are found dead in the forest. It is suspected that young Nica...Keep on reading: ‘Haunted Forest’.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 21st, 2017

'Take MM shake drill seriously' - The Manila Times

'Take MM shake drill seriously' - The Manila Times.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsJul 16th, 2017

Shake drill to test public's disaster preparedness, patience - Inquirer.net

Shake drill to test public's disaster preparedness, patience - Inquirer.net.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsJul 14th, 2017