DRRMO leads fire prevention, earthquake drills

As part of the nationwide effort to mitigate the effects of emergencies and disasters including fire and earthquake, the Disaster Risk Reduction and Management (DRRM) Office of SDO Malabon led the conduct of relevant trainings and drills for the first half of 2016.

The Orientation-Seminar on Fire Prevention and Control was conducted in coordination with Malabon City Bureau of Fire Prevention (BFP) on March 11 at SDO Conference Hall, wherein supervisors, division heads and staff, and Schools’ DRRM coordinators actively took part.

The Division Office and all schools also participated in the 1st and 2nd Quarter Nationwide Simultaneous Earthquake Drill on April 21, and June 22. In cooperation with the local BFP, the Philippine National Police-Malabon City, the Division DRRMO successfully simulated scenarios during and after disasters, and instilled best practices on emergency preparedness and response. –hrb