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Stories From The California ShakeOut

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Bill Wyatt 2013 (Facility Director - Capo Beach Church)
"We are a church, pre-school and a pre-K thru 8th grade christian school. The drill was conducted at the 10:17 AM time and all personnel pa..." Read more...


2013
"We discussed what to do in an actual earthquake. Here at a surgery center we have some unique issues. Most of our furniture in the clinical..." Read more...


Barbara Tineo 2013
"What I Learned Being a Block Captain within my mobile home park, I participated in the ShakeOut on Oct 17, 2013 by going to designated resid..." Read more...


Larry Trotter 2013 (EOC Liaison - American Red Cross/Amateur Radio Emergency Services)
"At 1017 hours on 17 October 2013, an Emergency Net was opened on the Mt. Hough Repeater, 145.470 Mhz for the greater Plumas County area. Plu..." Read more...


2013
"We are roughly 400 employees in a five story building. Among other functions, we provide permits and public information and many customers v..." Read more...


2013
"2013 Great California ShakeOut Summary Californians must be better prepared for major earthquakes, so for the fourth year Hologic Santa Cla..." Read more...


Chester Williams 2013 (Director of Staff Development - Granada Rehabilitation & Wellness Center)
"Post Drill comments We took this opportunity to stage our simiannual disaster drill. A written survey was handed out to staff and the overwh..." Read more...


2013
"We've been doing this drill for the last 6 years now, so each year it's slightly different. -In days leading up to the drill, asked every..." Read more...


2013
"At exactly 10:17 on 10/17/2013 the plant initiated its annual evacuaiton drill. 250 employees evacuated and gather at their assembly area i..." Read more...


Cindy Acker 2013 (Owner/Director - The Child Unique Montessori School)
"The Shake Out went well for our School. The children did a wonderful job at making sure they dropped to the ground, got under a table and h..." Read more...






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The Great California ShakeOut Step 1: Secure it now! Step 2: Make a plan Step 3: Make disaster kits Step 4: Is your place safe? Step 5: Drop, Cover, and Hold On Step 6: Check it out! Step 7: Communicate and recover!