The Authority of the Freeport Area of Bataan (AFAB) participated in the nationwide simultaneous earthquake and fire drill mandated by the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC).The drill tested the disaster response plan of the AFAB. The activity also highlighted the capability of the Authority in responding to emergency situations, including managing the freeport’s Incident Command System, evacuating employees or the affected populace, establishing evacuation areas and provisioning medical assistance and relief.Incident Commander Jomar Ebardo and Planning Section Chief Janice Haley Roy headed the AFAB drill. Meanwhile, Fire and Emergency staff of the Public Safety and Security Department (PSSD) helped in getting an overall 90% satisfactory grade for the activity. The Municipal Medical Team of Mariveles also assisted PSSD.Representatives from various locators observed the earthquake and fire drill and evaluated the Authority’s execution of emergency measures.

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