Employees of the NFA Regional and Provincial Office in Batangas actively participated in the 2016 1st Quarter Nationwide Simultaneous Earthquake Drill spearheaded by the City Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council (CDRRM) on April 21, 2016.
The drill, according to CDRRM Officer Mr.Rodrigo D. Dela Roca, was aimed at educating the participants on the importance of preparedness against earthquake hazards, ensuring the safety of participants during and after a damaging earthquake and training participants on the proper action and response during an earthquake.
The simultaneous earthquake drill, according to CDRRMC, will be a regular quarterly activity for purposes of strengthening the disaster management capabilities of respondents.
A certificate of participation awarded by CDRRMC to NFA was received by Asst. Regional Director Gondelina U. Alda and Provincial Manager Roberto C. Gonzales.
NFA got a Very Good Rating on the drill execution based on the evaluation made by the CDRRMC team. (Chel Infantado, Regional Information Officer)
Employees of NFA Batangas Regional and Provincial Office during the ARD Gondelina U. Alda (2nd from left) together with Provincial Manager earthquake drill "duck-cover-hold" position. Roberto C. Gonzales (extreme right) and Regional Enforcement and Investiigation Officer Osmundo R. Guinto,Jr. (2nd from right ) receive the Certificate of Participation from CDRRMC repressentative for the active participation of NFA in the Earthquake Drill.