Prepare Manila will be holding a presentation giving an overview of the Metro Manila Earthquake Impact Reduction Study (MMEIRS)
and how an earthquake may affect you. We will focus on why you should start preparing and hold an open forum to swap tips and share experiences.
- Intended audience: the general public, preppers and emergency managers.
- Time: Thursday, September 29 · 6:00pm - 9:00pm
- Location: Manila Tytana Colleges, Metropolitan Park, Pres. Diosdado Macapagal Blvd., Pasay City
If you'd like to attend, please fill out the registration form
If you're on Facebook, you can RSVP here: https://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=216628038395526
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As interest grows in the Prepare Manila project, people have been asking me to arrange a group meetup. If you're interested in attending, please answer this short questionnaire
to help me organize the event.
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If you're on Facebook, please join the Prepare Manila Facebook Group
. It's another way to connect with like-minded people to share tips and experiences.
After the Great East Japan Earthquake
that hit the Tōhoku region of Japan in March 2011, the Philippine media quickly began reporting horror stories
about what would happen
if a big earthquake were to hit Metro Manila. Apparently, studies earlier this decade—some of which were kept secret by the government for a number of years—showed that we are woefully unprepared
However, most of the discussion focused on what needs to be done on a governmental level
; there was very little advice about what we as individuals could do to prepare ourselves. As I began to do some research, I found that many resources are available online but most are United States-centric
While the principles of preparedness are independent of location and scenario, I thought it would be useful to have some information set in a context for the specific needs of Metro Manila inhabitants. My aim is for this website to fill that gap. Continue Reading