Starting Thursday 07 January 2016, the Response Cluster is put on heightened alert to monitor ongoing activities in relation to the celebration. These include the procession of replicas, the "pahalik", the vigil, the Holy Mass and the Traslacion.

National response teams shall be assisting the Minor Basilica of the Black Nazarene (MBBN), Manila DRRMC and Metro Manila DRRMC in monitoring and responding (as necessary) to any untoward incident during the feast. The Incident Command Post is located at the 4th Floor, Benedict Building, Quiapo, Manila. The Staging Area where assets and resources are located, headed by OCD with DSWD, AFP and response teams is at the Naval Reserve Command in intramuros, Manila, These teams include cluster leads on Emergency Telecommunications (OCD), Search Rescue and Retrieval (AFP), Health (DOH), and Fire and HAZMAT (BFP).

Likewise, the NDRRM Operations Center is also on blue alert with employees from OCD, AFP, DOH , DILG, DSWD, PNP, BFP, REACT and ERIC.

For our social media monitoring, please use #NAZARENO2016.