Davao City – The Department of Labor and Employment XI successfully conducted its Earthquake/Tsunami Drill on 26 July 2019 at 9:00 a.m. which was facilitated by the DOLE XI Disaster Response Team.

The activity was organized in line with the City-Wide Earthquake and Tsunami Drill dubbed as “Shake Out” spearheaded by the Davao City Disaster Risk Reduction & Management Office (DCDRRMO).

Moreover, this activity aims to test the efficiency and usefulness of the office’s plans for preparedness and response to avoid or minimize certain unfortunate proceedings in the occurrence of disasters, and to test the coordination and communication mechanism of the Disaster Preparedness Committee of DOLE XI during the response operations. (By Dan Louie D. Mejos, ADAS III, TSSD, DOLE RO XI)

“DOLE XI Evacuees”. DOLE XI Personnel runs to safer ground.

“Duck, Cover & Hold”. DOLE XI Personnel executes the ‘Duck, Cover & Hold’ outside the Montaña Building, Dacudao St., Agdao, Davao City.