Earthquake is a natural phenomenon caused by constant movements of the earth plates and due to ever-changing of the climate. Also, an earthquake is one of the most unpredicted calamities currently happening in our country causing hundred and thousand deaths and injuries.

National Simultaneous Earthquake drill (NSED) is a quarterly organized and is encouraged by the National Disaster Risk and Management Council (NDRRMC). Both LGU’s and NGO’s are highly encouraged to have an earthquake drill exercise to manage proper protocols and exhibit preparedness plans to teach students and staff on how to respond to complications caused by an actual earthquake.


For the 4th time now, Cagayan de Oro celebrates HIMUGSO- a twin celebration of Independence Day (June 12) and City Charter Day (June 15) – celebrating the city’s 68th Charter Day at Kiosko Kagawasan, Divisoria on June 15, 2018.

The celebration started with the raising of the Philippine Flag joined by the city government officials and private sectors together with the Kagay-anons. Among them is the Department of Science and Technology- Region X’s officials and staff showing unity in all aspects. DOST-X is dynamically ready to serve and will continue to develop community service especially of which are in-line with Science and Technology.

DOST-X will be conducting a TeleMedicine Training for medical doctors in Northern Mindanao Medical Center (NMMC) on June 22, 2018. This training is one of the region’s initiatives for the project entitled: Roll-Out of 1000 Telehealth Device in Selected Rural Health Centers in the Philippines. Wherein the Telehealth Device is more popularly known as the RxBox.

The training’s purpose is to convene NMMC doctors and train them for patient referrals from Rural Health Units (RHUs). The training also intends to come up with an NMMC doctor’s directory for the RHUs. Clinical specialists from NMMC are to provide their work/office numbers for consolidation on the conduct of the training.

scholarship tops 2nd

2018 JLSS Scholarship Orientation for Students and Parents

With over 15 regional offices located in Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao, DOST-X ranks second in the DOST-SEI Junior Level Science Scholarship in terms of percent (%) increase in the passing rate.

Region X's DOST-SEI JLSS scholarship passers numbered to 392 in the last year's round of scholarship examinations. A significant increase that enabled DOST-X to proudly cap second place next to DOST-NCR.


The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) Region X joined the 120th Independence Day Celebration also known as “Araw ng Kasarinlan” or “Araw ng Kalayaan” (Day of Freedom) and the flag raising ceremony at Kiosko Kagawasan in Plaza Divisoria on June 12, 2018. The activity was also attended by National Government Agencies and Local Government Units to bring about an act of recognizing themselves as united Filipinos for the nation.