PNP NEWS RELEASE

 

NEWS RELEASE

AUTHORITY : PSUPT JURITZ B RARA
Chief, Police Community Relations Branch/ PIO, Pampanga PPO
9633874/ s5_pampanga @yahoo.com.ph
DATE   : April 29, 2014

SM CITY's FIRE & EARTHQUAKE DRILL

The Pampanga PPO under the leadership of PSSUPT MARLON V MADRID, Officer-In-Charge, attended the Fire and Earthquake Evacuation Drill conducted by Shopping Center Management Corporation of SM City Pampanga around 8:00AM today, April 28, 2014.

PSUPT JURITZ RARA, Chief PCR Branch, attended the said activity on behalf of PSSUPT MADRID and provided his insights on the do’s and don’ts when fire or earthquake occurs.

Personnel coming from the offices of Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office (PDRRMO), Bureau of Fire, Philippine Red Cross, Office of Civil Defense, City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Division and Municipal Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office attended the said drill.

This activity shows the continuing commitment of all government agencies in reducing risks through preparedness by conducting drills and testing evacuation plans and level of preparedness if actual earthquake and fire take place.

Knowing what to do in times of an earthquake or fire is very important not only in the office of but also in the homes as one’s knowledge and preparedness will determine one’s safety when faced with real disaster.