Yesterday 2 incidents of bomb scare rattled the hectic day of MBCD (Makati Business Central District). According to reports, first bomb scare was along Paseo de Roxas and another bomb scare was around Manila Peninsula Hotel.
Fortunately, both bomb scare incidents turned out to be false. The suspicious silver suitcase left in front of Ministop in Paseo de Roxas was a tool case for CCTV repairmen, while suitcase in Manila Peninsula hotel contained garbage.
Whether a bomb scam or a bomb scare, we cannot take this matter into triviality. Police authorities in fact take each bomb scare situation seriously. Especially this Holiday particular season where
seems to be rampant .
Now don’t be caught unprepared and let a bomb scare situation explode under your nose. Read on and know what to do during a bomb scare.
WHAT TO DO IN CASE OF BOMB SCARE:
If bomb scare is received thru a phone call, here’s a checklist that will help handle the call and get critical information from the perpetrator.
Source: Philippine Bomb Data Center
Here are other tips in handling a bomb scare.
***Taken from Dept. of Tourism (Primer on IED and Bomb Threat)
WHAT TO DO IN CASE A BOMB OR SUSPECTED BOMB IS LOCATED?
DO NOT TOUCH OR MOVE UNKNOWN OBJECTS.
Move away (at least 300 feet ) from the bomb.
6 POINTS CITIZEN ACTION IN CASES OF A BOMB SCARE AND BOMBING INCIDENTS:
- STAY CALM
- TAKE PROPER PRECAUTIONS AT HOME AND AT WORK
- REPORT INCIDENTS OR INFORMATION TO 117 IMMEDIATELY
- ORGANIZE AND MOBILIZE MONITORING GROUPS IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD AND IN YOUR WORKPLACE
- NEUTRALIZE RUMORS OR UNVERIFIED REPORTS OF BOMB SACRE RECEIVED THROUGH TEXT MESSAGES. DELETE, DO NOT FORWARD
- GET BACK TO NORMAL ROUTINE; BUSINESS AS USUAL POSSIBLE
WHERE TO REPORT
- Nearest police station in your area.
Other Emergency Nos. to report Bomb Scare:
Philippine National Police (PNP) Hotline Patrol
- Hotline: 117
- (02) 722-0650
- Text hotline: 0917-847-5757
Bureau of Fire Protection (NCR)
- Direct line: (02) 426-0219, (02) 426-3812, (02)426-0246
Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA)
- Hotline: 136
- (02) 882-4154 to 74
- Metrobase: 255
- Public Safety: 374
- Road Safety: 319
- Road Emergency: 320
EPD Bomb Squads (East Police Districts)
- Meralco Avenue, Pasig City – (02) 6379109
- Mandaluyong City Bomb Squad – (02) 5322145 / (02) 5327978
- Pasig City Bomb Squad – C. Raymundo, Caniogan, Pasig City – (02) 4777955
- San Juan City Bomb Squad – (San Juan City Police Station, Pinaglabanan, (02) 7242515
- MPD Bomb Squad – United Nations Avenue, Ermita, Manila – (02) 5231251
- QCPD Bomb Squad – Camp Karingal, Quezon City – (02) 4360949
NPD Bomb Squads (North Police District)
- Malabon City Bomb Squad – (02) 2819999
SPD Bomb Squads (South Police District)
- Fort Bonifacio, Taguig City – (02) 7754095
- Las Pinas City Bomb Squad – (02) 8749201
- Muntinlpa City Bomb Squad – (02) 8622611
- Paranaque City Bomb Squad – Bgy San Dionisio, Paranaque City – (02) 8262877
- Pasay City EOD – (02) 8317433
- Taguig City EOD – (02) 6423582
Special Action Force Bomb Squad
- Camp Bagong Diwa, Bicutan, Taguig City – (02) 7453703
National Bureau of Investigation
- 5238231 to 38
- Hotline: 143
- Trunkline: (02) 527-0000
Disaster Management Office
- 134 (Staff)
- 132 (Manager)
- 133 (Radio Room)
Armed Forces of the Philippines
- Cam Aguinaldo – 911 6001
Incoming search terms:
- pnp logo
- mpd eod hotline