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The Mines and Geosciences Bureau I in coordination with the Department of Environment and Natural Resources I, Environmental Management Bureau I and Provincial Disaster and Risk Reduction Management Office of La Union conducted an Earthquake Drill for DENR employees last June 21, 2018. The drill aimed to develop a response plan and train the building occupants in case an earthquake occur. It was also recommended that a disaster management committee should be established. It was also mentioned that the said activity shall be conducted and evaluated quarterly as required by the Office of Civil Defense (OCD) and Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS). Further, the committee shall submit a ground layout/vicinity plan/map of the building, identify safe and unsafe spots and suggest an evacuation route.