It’s a race against time for persons who were trapped when the Southern Trade, a commercial center in Padada, Davao del Sur collapsed following the Magnitude 6.9 earthquake that shook the area at 2:11 p.m. on Sunday, 15 December 2019. Engr. Luke Cadoyas, Municipal Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office has called for assistance from authorities as his team is not equipped and skilled at rescuing persons trapped in collapsed buildings. Photo courtesy of HEDDA RIOLA