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Maging handa! Antipolo City asks its residents to take part in earthquake drill

Sep 22, 2017 @ 14:12

The Antipolo City government has urged its residents to take part in the upcoming earthquake drill on Sept. 27, saying that the city is nestled near the West Valley Fault.

The city government reminded its people about the 7.1-magnitude earthquake in Mexico City that caused severe damage to lives and property.

“Ang lindol ay hindi natin kailanman malalaman kung kailan, anong oras, saan, at gaano kalakas ang pagdating. Ang mga eksperto ay malaon na ring nagbabala na maaari nang gumalaw ANUMANG ORAS ang West Valley Fault System na nasa ilalim ng Kamaynilaan at napakalapit sa Antipolo,” the city government said.

A nationwide simultaneous earthquake drill will be held on Sept. 27 to prepare the country for such calamity.

“Isang lubos na paghahanda ang kailangan upang mapangalagaan natin ang ating sarili at mga mahal sa buhay,” the city reminded.

Antipolo asked its residents to coordinate with disaster risk reduction management officers in their respective about the details of the earthquake drill.

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