Today, March 31 is declared as the National Simultaneous Earthquake drill. Everyone is encouraged to participate in the nationwide earthquake drill that aims to familiarize the people with the duck-cover-hold technique and the evacuation plans and procedures and to test their preparedness for the eventuality of a powerful temblor.
The local government unit of San Fernando, under the supervision of Mayor Neneth Reluya and through the joined forces of Municipal Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council headed by Dr. Rowell Panuncial, Bureau of Fire Protection led by Chief Insp. Cecil Alicaya, RHU under Dr. Alfredo Manugas IV and the Engineering Department headed by Engr. Shelly Rias conducted an earthquake drill held at the Municipal Hall.
The drill was well participated by the LGU employees which aim to ensure the safety of everybody during and after a damaging earthquake.