The DTI Regional Office 02 joined other government agencies in observing the first quarterly national simultaneous earthquake drill (NSED) on February 21st.  The regular conduct of drills is part of the Cagayan Valley Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council’s effort to promote public awareness on local preparedness and disaster response planning and implementation.  Prior to the simulation exercise, the team from Regional Office of the Civil Defense conducted an earthquake preparedness orientation on February 20th at the DTI Regional Office’s Negosyo Center Conference Hall.

The photo above shows simulation exercises done by the DTI Region 02 staff during the NSED.