PANABO CITY – The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC), through the Office of Civil Defense (OCD), invited all government agencies and schools to the Fourth Quarter Nationwide Simultaneous Earthquake Drill (NSED) 2021. The quarterly drill aims to promote family earthquake preparedness towards community resilience.

The Office of the College President released Memorandum No. 61, s. 2021, informing all college personnel regarding the drill and the Online Ceremonial Pressing of the Button last November 11, 2021 at 9 o’clock in the morning. All personnel present on-site performed the basic earthquake protocol; duck, cover, and hold, while observing COVID-19 preventive health measures.

The activity was facilitated by the DRM Committee, spearheaded by Chair Boyeth Pelone. DNSC was able to participate in the drills from the first to the fourth quarter of the year. This is a testament of the College’s commitment to the initiatives of the council to achieve the goal of a more resilient Philippines.