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East Valley Emergency Preparedness Summit
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The Great California ShakeOut College Instructor Presentation (PDF)
Millions of people worldwide will practice how to Drop, Cover, and Hold On at 10:20 a.m. on October 20
during Great ShakeOut Earthquake Drills, which began in California in 2008.
Please plan on participating in this 60-second earthquake drill.
In a CLASSROOM / ROOM / AUDITORIUM:
In a LABORATORY:
Californians must get better prepared before the next big earthquake, and practice how to protect ourselves when it happens.
The purpose of the ShakeOut is to help people and organizations do both.
The information in the steps below will help you learn how to better prepare to survive and recover, wherever you live, work, or travel
When it comes to disaster, there are simple things you can do to make yourself safer. The information on this page is designed as a step-by-step guide to
give you details on what to do before, during, and after an earthquake. Start with the simple tips within each step so that you can build on your accomplishments.
An example of this in Step 1 is moving heavy, unsecured objects from top shelves onto lower ones. This will only take minutes to complete and you are safer from that hazard!
Before the next big earthquake we recommend these four steps that will make you, your family, or your workplace better prepared to survive and recover quickly
During the next big earthquake, and immediately after, is when your level of preparedness will make a difference in how you and others survive and can respond to emergencies:
After the immediate threat of the earthquake has passed, your level of preparedness will determine your quality of life in the weeks and months that follow: