The Philippine Coast Guard Marine Environmental Protection Command (MEPCOM) participated in the 1st Quarter National Simultaneous Earthquake Drill (NSED) last 09 March 2023 at Coast Guard Base Farola, Muelle dela Industria Binondo, Manila.

MEPCOM personnel performed the DUCK, COVER, and HOLD APPROACH as an initial safety measure during an earthquake. Different teams were also created such as those that are responsible for the evacuation of injured personnel and inspection of premises for possible damage.

The MEPCOM actively supports the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) in promoting disaster preparedness and resilience among the general public.