The annual Philippines-United States war games known as "Balikatan" next month highlight disaster response and humanitarian assistance.
Metro Manila authorities are not leaving anything to chance as earthquakes jolt different parts of the country the past few weeks. Another shake drill is in the offing as they want people to be ready if and when the "Big One" happens.
An emergency broadcast system is urgently needed after a succession of earthquakes hitting the country, says the head of the nation's seismological agency.
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.
A "Go-bag" is an emergency must-have for everyone since we we never know when a powerful quake will strike.
The series of quakes in Batangas Saturday caused a power supply shortage in the Luzon grid.
The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) reported a magnitude 5.4 quake was recorded off the coast of Northern Samar at 8:43 a.m.
PHIVOLCS says more quakes are expected to hit Batangas in the coming days, but dispels fears that these will reach the ranges of magniutude 7 or higher.
A magnitude 5.9 aftershock hit Surigao on Sunday morning, a month after a magnitude 6.7 quake rocked the province.
Take a look at how the government and the private sector are making sure structures and vital installations can withstand a strong quake.
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