The City Government of Ligao headed by Mayor Patricia Gonzalez-Alsua, through the City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office, participated the 3rd Quarter Simultaneous National Earthquake Drill on 27 September 2017.

At exactly 2:00 P.M., the activity was taken part by the BFP Ligao, PNP Ligao, Kabalikat Civicom 349, Archers, Red Cross Youth LiComCo Council, Ligao City EMS and CDRRM Staff.

The primary objective of the drill is to seize the best practices and identify the gaps to enhance the preparedness measures during a strong earthquake. In addition, it aims to encourage the entire nation and its citizens to further build the initiatives on disaster resilience.

The said earthquake drill is anchored on R.A.10121 – Rule 6, Section 7, of the Implementing Rules and Regulations which states that public awareness shall be undertaken through the conduct of drills by the LDRRMO on a regular basis.