West Valley Fault Line - updates

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Disaster responders test skills for 'The Big One'

Dec 09, 2017 - 5:49 PM

Responders evaluate if their training, skills, and equipment are up to par in case the West Valley Fault Line moves, generating a magnitude 7.2 earthquake

COLLAPSED STRUCTURE. In this scenario, responders deploy to rescue trapped individuals inside the Logistics Command building at Camp Aguinaldo, Quezon City. Photo by Lou Gepuela/Rappler

Muntinlupa #MMShakeDrill tests community and private sector response

Jul 15, 2017 - 6:17 PM

We should always assume that the disaster [management] office or the local [government] will not be able to respond immediately [after an earthquake] a disaster management officer says

FIRE MANIPULATION. Bureau of Fire Protection backed up the Puregold Disaster Response Team in putting off the fire from the fuel pipeline. Photo by Alexa Yadao/Rappler

Part 2: What makes buildings earthquake-ready?

Jul 22, 2015 - 7:59 PM

The correct process is to consult an engineer get a building permit and have a responsible person at the site during construction

Part 1: Can your house withstand major earthquakes?

Jul 22, 2015 - 5:04 PM

Find out if your house is built according to standards by taking the interactive How safe is my house quiz

Businesses should have continuity plans for disasters - MMDA, OCD

Jul 15, 2015 - 5:58 PM

Are your business offices and employees prepared when the West Valley Fault moves?

Ateneo retrofits buildings, some classes pushed to August 3

Jun 09, 2015 - 7:28 PM

Retrofitting will involve strengthening of beams and columns following a structural audit done in 2014

SAFETY MEASURES. ADMU President Fr Jett Villarin issues a statement that 3 building from the Ateneo Grade School will be retrofitted in preparation for the "Big One."