This part is important since everything that is included in here must be able to be implemented during the Response. This part should be as detailed as possible since everything will go back to being prepared. The community becomes more vulnerable to disasters if the preparations are not enough.

A. Supplies and Equipment



This is the most important resource that you should be packing. A person can live even without three weeks of food but can only last for about three days without water. You should pack enough water that could last for at least three days.


Store non-perishable foods that could last for at least three days. Include foods that do not require to be refrigerated; compact and light. EXAMPLES: Canned meat, fruits, vegetables Canned juice, milk, soup Sugar, salt , pepper Food for infants, elderly people, and people with special diet Instant coffee, tea Instant noodles


Examples: Plasters varying in sizes Disposable sterile gloves Sterile gauze dressings Scissors Sterile eye dressings Tweezers Bandages Alcohol Safety pins Thermometer Insect repellents Medicines Antiseptics Cotton


Examples: Paracetamols Anti-diarrhea Antacid


Battery-operated radio and batteries Whistle: Whistle is a cheap yet effective way for survival. It allows you to get the attention of anyone and signals that you are in danger. It is important that everyone carries a survival whistle.


Examples: Set of clothes that are enough for three days Shoes, slippers, boots Blankets, sleeping bags

B. Emergency Hotlines

Bureau of Fire Protection - (02) 426-0219, (02) 426-3812, (02)426-0246 Red Cross - 143, (02) 527-0000, (02) 527-8385 to 95 Philippine National Police - 117, 722-0650, 0917-847-5757 National Emergency Hotline - 911

C. Mandatory Evacuation

Mandatory evacuation is a situation where the national officials encourage immediate evacuation from the affected areas during emergencies or disasters.

Mandatory Evacuation includes: Floods Toxic gas release Wildfire

D. Informing the Public about the Evacuation Plan

A copy of the Evacuation plan is displayed on the walls of every room in the hospital. It is located on the wall beside the doors.

During an emergency, a mandatory evacuation will be announced through the speaker that can be heard from the whole hospital.