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Natural Disaster Simulator

Requested from PHIVOLCS by M. ACOSTA at 06:54 PM on Aug 29, 2022.
Purpose: Architectural Thesis
Date of Coverage: 08/26/2022 - 08/26/2022
Tracking no: #PHIVOLCS-335133503006

ACOSTA 06:54 PM, Aug 29, 2022

Hi! I am an architecture student currently taking my undergraduate architectural thesis. With this, I would like to request information regarding: 

1. List of any facilities in the country that use simulators for different natural disaster

Thank You and have a good day!

Montes 10:35 AM, Sep 01, 2022

September 1, 2022


Thank you for your request dated Aug 29, 2022 under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch, for Natural Disaster Simulator.

We received your request on Aug 29, 2022 and will respond on or before Sep 19, 2022 06:54:21 PM, in accordance with the Executive Order's implementing rules and regulations.

Should you have any questions regarding your request, kindly contact me using the reply function on the eFOI portal at, for request with ticket number #PHIVOLCS-335133503006.

Thank you.


Angela Montes
FOI Officer

Decision Maker 01:57 PM, Sep 01, 2022

September 1, 2022



Thank you for your request dated Aug 29, 2022 06:54:21 PM under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch.

Your Request

You asked for Natural Disaster Simulator.

Response to Request

PHIVOLCS has an Earthquake Shaking Table (Earthquake Simulator) to simulate the intensity of an earthquake. This does not simulate a disaster though.

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