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LA TF-1 Search and Rescue response to an earthquake event

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October 20, 2012, 8 - 0 am, Exercise at Victor Schiro Municipal Training Academy

Event location:
Victor Schiro Municipal Training Academy
13400 Old Gentilly Road
New Orleans, La 70127 (Map)

Event Contact:
Ruel Douvillier, Louisiana Task Force One,, 985-228-0051

0800 Check in and equipment issue

0900-1200 Exercise and vendor demonstrations

1200- Helicopter evacuation from high rise structure

1200-1230 Earthquake round table

Full Description:
Louisiana Task Force One will be conducting a structural collapse exercise based on an earthquake event. The New Orleans Fire Department's Incident Management Team will conducting the command and administrative components of the exercise. The exercise will be conducted at 13400 Old Gentilly Road in New Orleans. Check in time will be at 0800 and the exercise will end around 1200 with the US Coast Guard conducting a helicopter extraction from a 6 story training tower on the facility. There will be a brief round table on earthquake preparation, mitigation, and response after the end of the exercise.

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Great ShakeOut Earthquake Drills 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!