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In accordance with the pertinent provisions of the Republic Act (RA) 7722, otherwise known as the “Higher Education Act of 1994,” NLPSC conducted a fire and earthquake drill last October 27, 2016 which was participated by the personnel and students. The drill was focused on the scenario of 7.2 magnitude earthquake where the participants perform the “DUCK, COVER, and HOLD” until shaking stopped.

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NLPSC Conducts Fire and Earthquake Drill

In accordance with the pertinent provisions of the Republic Act (RA) 7722, otherwise known as the “Higher Education Act of 1994,” NLPSC conducted a fire and earthquake drill last October 27, 2016 which was participated by the personnel and students. The drill was focused on the scenario of 7.2 magnitude earthquake where the participants perform the “DUCK, COVER, and HOLD” until shaking stopped.

The program was conducted with the theme “Kahandaan at Pagtugon sa Sakuna, Tungkulin ng Bawat Isa.” Engr. Florante G. Galang of the City Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council (CDRRMC) and FO1  Procolo Bayani P. De Peralta of the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) were the lecturers of the said activity. Sr. Insp. Nemesio R. Valenciano Jr. of the Philippine National Police (PNP) also graced the program. This activity was sponsored by the Disaster Risk Reduction and Management of the NLPSC in cooperation with CDRRMC, PNP and BFP of Candon City.

The purpose of the said activity is to raise awareness and preparedness of the NLPSC Populace on the various disasters and its hazards brought by natural calamities particularly earthquakes and fire.

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