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about 8 months ago

An emergency broadcast system is urgently needed after a succession of earthquakes hitting the country, says the head of the nation's seismological agency.

about 8 months ago

Metropolitan Manila Development Authority acting chairman Tim Orbos said a third earthquake drill is in the works. Phivolcs director Rene Solidum suggests it be expanded to include nearby areas.

about 1 year ago

A second metro-wide shake drill will be conducted on June 22, according to the MMDA. Several provinces will also be tapped to conduct similar drills and help victims of natural disasters.

about 2 years ago

The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said a 7.2-magnitude earthquake produced by the Valley Fault System — which transects cities and provinces from Bulacan to Laguna — could hit Metro Manila at any time.

about 2 years ago

After collapsed buildings killed more than 8,000 people in Nepal following a 7.8-magnitude earthquake last April, people are wondering if Metro Manila can withstand a similar disaster — or if its structures will crumble like a deck of cards.

about 2 years ago

A state geologist said Metro Manila could prevent a high death toll when a strong earthquake strikes — by building resilient structures.