Villasis took part on the third quarter Nationwide Simultaneous Earthquake Drill (NSED) on Wednesday, Septmber 27, 2017 at 2 in the afternoon.The unannounced drill was conducted at the open grounds of Villasis Town Hall. The Municipal Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (MDRRMC), Police Officers and Bureau of Fire Protection Officers were assigned on observing and assisting the drill.
The NSED was said to be a nationwide training to prepare citizens for the “Big One” since earthquakes and other natural disasters are very evident for the past years. Through proper training and information dissemination, the residents could reduce the risks and minimize its disastrous outcome.
After the drill, post-evaluation was conducted at the Municipal Conference Room headed by the Incident commander, Local Disaster Risk and Reduction Management Officer Martin James Kenneth Sison.