Earthquake Readiness Analysis of Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila Students Using Simulation Application
Keywords:Evacuation Route, Earthquake Drills, Unity, Earthquake Simulation, NavMesh
Despite the Philippines being recognized as a major need for enhanced disaster education and evacuation planning in every community, the ongoing pandemic has made it more difficult for institutions to execute required evacuation drills. As a result of a lack of repetition and participant involvement during mandatory earthquake simulations, participants overlook which routes are designated for evacuation and do not establish a lasting understanding of necessary procedures. Technology and gaming aspects may be used to simulate disasters for educational purposes. The Earthquake Simulation Application, which is based on a model of the structures around the Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila, was tested on a group of university students to confirm that the system complies with the standards outlined in ISO 25010. The purpose of the Earthquake Simulation Application created in this study is to advise students of the appropriate actions to take during and after an earthquake. To prevent unfavorable results, there are features that inform users of what constitutes incorrect behavior. This earthquake application repeatedly simulates the events that occur during an earthquake to support the retention of correct evacuation routes. Most responders who got earthquake simulation application instructions were able to fail the procedure at least once, but few were able to complete it. It was established that the earthquake simulation program was exceptional in terms of both functional stability and usability, as well as performance.
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