DAVAO CITY, Philippines — To better prepare residents and emergency responders in handling calamities, the city conducted a citywide earthquake and tsunami drill Friday.
Participating residents, including City Hall employees, shopping mall employees, public school teachers and students near San Pedro Street executed the duck, cover, and hold position at around 9 am, and evacuated to higher ground after a siren signaled the occurrence of a tsunami.
The employees then returned to their offices after a steady siren signaled that the tsunami has passed.
Emergency respond teams demonstrated their readiness to perform rescue operations inside the Crocodile Park. (davaotoday.com)