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MMDA’s 2nd Metro Shake Drill

MANILA, Philippines (AFP) — Rescuers carry a mock earthquake victim at a hospital vicinity during a simultaneous metro-wide earthquake drill in Manila on June 22, 2016. The drill is being implemented as part of the preparation for the so-called “big one”.  NOEL CELIS / AFP

Various sectors participate in the National Simultaneous Earthquake Drill

VARIOUS sectors participated in the June 22 Metro-wide shake drill as can be seen in these contributed photos.   New Era University Elementary Department participate in the National Simultaneous Earthquake Drill (Photo courtesy of EBC News Correspondent, Alejandro B. Soriano) Employees and students in the Valenzuela City Math and Science High School participated in the Metro Manila Development Authority’s 2nd Metro Shake Drill (Photo courtesy of EBC News Correspondent, Alejandro B. Soriano) Students of Manuel Luis Quezon Elementary School […]

118th Independence Day celebration in Manila on June 12, 2016

MANILA, Philippines (AFP) — Philippine honor guards stand in formation during the 118th Independence Day celebration in Manila on June 12, 2016. Aquino called on his countrymen on June 12 to fight attempts to take away their freedoms as he prepared to hand over power to president-elect Rodrigo Duterte, who has vowed to kill tens of thousands of criminals. (NOEL CELIS / AFP)