PIA Press Release
Thursday, January 05, 2012
Disaster council conducts earthquake, fire drillsby Oliver T. Baccay
TUGUEGARAO CITY, Jan. 5 (PIA) -- The Regional Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (RDRRMC) region 2 has conducted earthquake and fire drills at the University of Cagayan Valley (UCV).
Dr. Roderick Ramirez, chief of the emergency response team of the fire department, said the drill which was requested by the administrators of the university, aims to educate the students on the how to respond to fire and earthquake disasters.
The team involved not only the students but also the faculty members, janitors, canteen operators and even the visitors.
“I do hope that they learned from what we have demonstrated,” Ramirez said.
He urged the school administrators to include in their subjects some topics on disaster preparedness. (TCB/OTB/PIA-2)