Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Getting ready for "The Big One."

Because of recent earthquakes happening in the world, the Philippines is getting ready for the "Big One."

The largest Earthquake Drill will be held in Metropolitan Manila which starts at 10:30 am. Some 5-6 million people are expected to participate in the July 30 Metro Manila shake drill to test the resiliency of the people in case a 7.2-magnitude earthquake or stronger hits the metropolis, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) said on Wednesday.

“A total of 538 organizations have signified their intent to join the drill. All public and private schools and universities will join, as well as hospitals, religious sectors, business process outsourcing companies, business groups, malls and even transport groups,” MMDA Chair Francis Tolentino said.

For more information about the shake drill on 30 July, people can visit Be Prepared Metro Manila or Metro Manila Shake Drill for more details.

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