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Philippines: Are we ready for a 7.2 quake? Legarda urges retrofitting of infrastructures

27 Apr 2015, Inquirer.net

'Evaluation and retrofitting of public and private infrastructure is crucial in ensuring that buildings, bridges and other similar structures can withstand strong quakes; while the conduct of earthquake drills is also a must in order to equip our citizens with the knowledge of what to do before, during and after such disasters,' said Senator Loren Legarda, reports Inquirer.net...


National Platform
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    National Disaster Risk Reduction & Management Council (NDRRMC)
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