Press Release

9 November 2023

The Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP), through the airports it operates across the country, joined the Nationwide Simultaneous Earthquake Drill (NSED) spearheaded by the Office of Civil Defense on 9 November 2023 at 9:00AM.

CAAP personnel from Luzon to Mindanao including in airports such as Bicol International Airport, Iloilo International Airport, Tuguegarao Airport, Cauayan Airport, Palanan Airport, Catbalogan Airport, San Jose Airport, Romblon Airport, Calapan Airport, Iba Airport, Pinamalayan Airport, Baler Airport, Ormoc Airport, Mactan-Cebu International Airport,  Siquijor Airport, Dumaguete Airport, Bohol-Panglao Airport, Pagadian Airport, and Ipil Airport joined the 4th quarter NSED, which intends to ready personnel and stakeholders for the certainty and yet unpredictability of earthquakes.

The quarterly nationwide event also aims to emphasize the preparedness of the Filipino people in the event of a high magnitude earthquake also known as “The Big One.”

Photo: Tuguegarao Airport