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5 Things You Need to Know About the Metro Manila Shake Drill

Join the largest Earthquake Drill to be held in Metropolitan Manila tomorrow

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A couple of months ago, the public was informed about the possibility of a magnitude 7.2 earthquake that may be generated by the West Valley Fault. The 100-kilometer-long fault system passes through Metro Manila, Bulacan, Rizal, Cavite and Laguna. (via ABS-CBN News)

While it's important to secure the home and our belongings, it's also important that we know what to do if and when the quake hits and you're in the office or school. In order to inform the public and promote a culture of preparedness, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority together with schools, business, government agencies, and religious organizations will be conducting a metro-wide earthquake drill tomorrow, July 30 at 10:30 in the morning. Pasig City will also be conducting its own Nighttime Drill in the Ortigas Business District from 8 to 9:30 in the evening. (via metromanilashakedrill.com)

The public is encouraged to participate in the drill whether you're home, on the road, or at work. Here are five important things to keep in mind:

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