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Philippines: Manila intensifies disaster-preparedness campaign following Taiwan killer quake

9 Feb 2016, Business Mirror

The Manila City government is tapping its 7,000 disaster managers to help train people on disaster preparedness following a killer quake that hit Taiwan, reports the Business Mirror. In an interview with reporters, Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada said he called for a heightened city-wide disaster readiness, as he joined the international community in grieving over the casualties of the magnitude-6.4 quake that hit Taiwan...





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