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#MMShakeDrill 2018 still ‘far from perfect’ – MMDA officials

The fourth #MMShakeDrill ends with an 85/100 rating from MMDA General Manager Jojo Garcia and with many lessons learned for improvement — (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 …

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Jolted netizens liken #MMShakeDrill phone alarm to ‘The Purge’ siren

‘Do not panic? Eh mas nagpanic pa ako doon sa alarm sound, muntik ko pa itapon phone ko,’ says one irate netizen — (MANILA, Philippines) At around 1 pm on Thursday, July 19, many people momentarily panicked when their phones simultaneously blasted with an alarm that reminded them of the warning siren in the hit …

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MMDA’s #MMShakeDrill: How everything worked

With such a herculean task of keeping the drill under wraps, how did the #MMShakeDrill fare in pulling off its grand surprise? — (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 …

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MMDA, NTC to announce #MMShakeDrill via SMS alert

MMDA says the annual earthquake drill, dubbed online as the #MMShakeDrill, will push through on the third week of June, rain or shine — (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 …

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NDRRMC, LGUs hold 2nd nationwide earthquake drill

Local drills are conducted nationwide through the Regional DRRM Councils — (MANILA, Philippines)  To test the community preparedness efforts, as well as synergize and synchronize the implementation of both the National and Regional Disaster Response Plan, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) held the 2nd Quarter Nationwide Simultaneous Earthquake Drill (NSED) at …

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