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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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