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Public Advisory for Davao Del Sur and Metro Manila subscribers on the July 14 Earthquake Drill

by SMART Public Affairs | Jul 13, 2017
[13 July 2017] As part of Davao City's Shake Out Earthquake & Tsunami Drill and the Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA)’s Metro Manila ShakeDrill on Friday, July 14, Smart Communications, Inc. will send out test emergency alert messages to residents in these 2 areas.

Schedule of broadcast is as follows:

DAVAO DEL SUR: 9:00 a.m.
METRO MANILA: 4:00 p.m.

This activity is part of the ongoing tests of Smart's Emergency Cell Broadcast System (ECBS). If you receive our test broadcast message that comes with a flash message and a loud siren, please do not be alarmed. This simply means that your phone’s cell broadcast or emergency alert setting is activated, and you can receive free warning messages in times of emergencies or disasters.

How to activate ECBS:


For more detailed instructions, please click here.

For more information about the ECBS settings of your device, please consult your user manual or contact your phone manufacturer’s service center.


For media inquiries, contact:

Group Corporate Communications, Smart Communications, Inc.
8F Smart Tower 6799 Ayala Avenue, Makati City, Philippines