We all 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.
Scroll down for basic instructions for how government agencies, elected officials, and others can plan their drill, tips for getting prepared, and suggestions for sharing the ShakeOut with others. With your participation, this may be the largest earthquake drill in the Central U.S. ever!
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Which government agencies
The City of San Rafael Office of Emergency Services has developed an intensive outreach campaign as part of the 2009 ShakeOut to prepare its residents. The campaign includes listings on city webpages, distribution of email notices and flyers to all city employees, businesses, schools, hospitals, etc., postings on fire station signs, media outreach, and much more. To learn more, download the implementation plan.
Between now and October 20:
October 20, 2016, 10:20 a.m.:
What we do now, before the next big earthquake, will determine what our lives will be like after.
ShakeOut is a a great way to increase outreach and highlight the work of your city is already doing to promote Emergency Preparedness, such as…