201507 Preparing for the Big One

<span>(L-R) DSWD Secretary Corazon Soliman, DND Secretary Voltaire Gazmin, DILG Secretary Mar Roxas and Senior Military Adviser BGen Chad Isleta do the "duck, cover and hold" position inside the NDRRMC conference room in Camp Aguinaldo during the metro-wide shake drill on July 30, 2015. The shake drill is an exercise to prepare for the "Big One" - a 7.2 magnitude earthquake on the West Valley Fault that the Phivolcs says is likely to hit the capital anytime.</span>
<span>Members of the Philippine Airforce rescue a wounded victim in Paranaque City during the metro-wide shake drill on July 30, 2015. The shake drill is an exercise to prepare for the "Big One" - a 7.2 magnitude earthquake on the West Valley Fault that the Phivolcs says is likely to hit the capital anytime.</span>
<span>Coast guard personnel in rescue boats and their main ship maneuver in Manila Bay during the metro-wide shake drill on July 30, 2015. The shake drill is an exercise to prepare for the "Big One" - a 7.2 magnitude earthquake on the West Valley Fault that the Phivolcs says is likely to hit the capital anytime.</span>
<span>A Philippine Air Force Rescue Sokol chopper bearing DND Secretary Voltaire Gazmin, OCD Administrator and NDRRMC Executive Director USec Alexander Pama, DSWD Secretary Corazon Soliman, DOH Secretary Janette Garin and other officials fly over the metropolis during Metro Manila shake drill on July 30, 2015.</span>
<span>A member of Philippine Airforce surveys the Metro Manila area during the metro-wide shake drill on July 30, 2015. The shake drill is an exercise to prepare for the "Big One" - a 7.2 magnitude earthquake on the West Valley Fault that the Phivolcs says is likely to hit the capital anytime.</span>
<span>A firefighter puts out a car on fire in Pasay City during the metro-wide shake drill on July 30, 2015. The shake drill is an exercise to prepare for the "Big One" - a 7.2 magnitude earthquake on the West Valley Fault that the Phivolcs says is likely to hit the capital anytime.</span>
<span>A patient is airlifted by a Philippine Air Force rescue helicopter at the Villamor Golf Club during the metro-wide shake drill on July 30, 2015. The shake drill is an exercise to prepare for the "Big One" - a 7.2 magnitude earthquake on the West Valley Fault that the Phivolcs says is likely to hit the capital anytime.</span>
<span>Students of Ramon Magsaysay High School Cubao participate in the metro-wide shake drill on July 30, 2015. The shake drill is an exercise to prepare for the "Big One" - a 7.2 magnitude earthquake on the West Valley Fault that the Phivolcs says is likely to hit the capital anytime.</span>
<span>Rescuers carry victims of an earthquake in Marikina Bridge during the metro-wide shake drill on July 30, 2015. The shake drill is an exercise to prepare for the "Big One" - a 7.2 magnitude earthquake on the West Valley Fault that the Phivolcs says is likely to hit the capital anytime.</span>
<span>Rescuers carry victims in a scenario where Marikina Bridge collapsed in an earthquake during the metro-wide shake drill on July 30, 2015. The shake drill is an exercise to prepare for the "Big One" - a 7.2 magnitude earthquake on the West Valley Fault that the Phivolcs says is likely to hit the capital anytime.</span>
<span>Employees of an inn in Manila evacuates during the metro-wide shake drill on July 30, 2015. The shake drill is an exercise to prepare for the "Big One" - a 7.2 magnitude earthquake on the West Valley Fault that the Phivolcs says is likely to hit the capital anytime.</span>
<span>Rescue team performs rope slide operation as they save a mock fire victim in Intramuros, Manila during the metro-wide shake drill on July 30, 2015. The shake drill is an exercise to prepare for the "Big One" - a 7.2 magnitude earthquake on the West Valley Fault that the Phivolcs says is likely to hit the capital anytime.</span>