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Mark your calendars! Millions of people worldwide will practice how to Drop, Cover, and Hold On at 10:19 a.m. on October 19*. You are invited to join them by participating in the 2017 Great NorthEast ShakeOut!
Last year more than 43 million people were registered in Great ShakeOut earthquake drills worldwide. Participating is a great way for your family or organization to be prepared to survive and recover quickly from big earthquakes. ShakeOut is also a major activity of America's PrepareAthon!
2017 is the fifth year that Northeast states have been organized as an Official ShakeOut Region. FEMA and the Northeast States Emergency Consortium are coordinating recruitment across the entire region.
* If you cannot hold your ShakeOut drill on 10/19, you can select another day when you register.
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In 2017 Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Pennsylvania are organizing statewide recruitment efforts, while FEMA and the Northeast States Emergency Consortium are coordinating recruitment across the entire region.