BAR participates in earthquake drill

30 July 2015
BAR Office, Quezon City

Text by Anne Camille Brion
Photos by Patrick Raymund Lesaca and Aaron Amurao

In compliance to Memorandum Circular No. 79 series of 2015, the Bureau of Agricultural Research (BAR) takes part in the conduct of the synchronized Metro Manila-wide earthquake drill led by the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) and the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC).

The activity aims to prepare the general public for the “Big One” - a major earthquake that may possibly occur but with no definite time when the West Valley Fault moves and could generate a 7.2 magnitude earthquake.