Earthquake Preparedness

August 26, 2014

Privilege Speech of Senator Loren Legarda
 on Earthquake Preparedness
26 August 2014 – Senate Session Hall
Over the weekend, earthquakes registering between 6 and 6.9 magnitude jolted central Chile, northern California and southern Peru.
The extent of the damage in Chile and Peru is not yet clear, but in California, affected communities have injured citizens and damaged structures, including historic buildings. The quake triggered at least six major fires, downed power lines, broke water mains and caused gas leaks.[1]
As we hope for the immediate recovery of the […]

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