Pursuant to the provisions of Republic Act No. 10121 otherwise known as the “Philippine Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Act of 2010,” USTP participated in the Nationwide Simultaneous Earthquake Drill (NSED) at 2 p.m. of March 11, 2021.
Officials and personnel from all over the University of Science and Technology of the Philippines (USTP) System joined in the DUCK, COVER and HOLD exercises after the alarm sounded in their respective campuses.
The activity aims to promote family earthquake preparedness towards community resilience.
Due to the pandemic, adherence to minimum health standards is observed.
By PJ V. dela Peña, USTP System Strategic Communication Office