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A variety of presentations, fairs, and other events are being planned by many organizations in association with The Great ShakeOut. The events listed below are open to the public; many other presentations to businesses and organizations are also being made.

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Ejercicio "Sismo EGEHID 2016"

October 18, 2016, 10 - 10:30 am, Exercise at Sede Central de EGEHID, 26 Centrales Hidroeléctricas en todo el país, Tres Edificios Administrativos en Santo Domingo

1- 10.00 a.m. Inicio del simulacro con alarmas y sirenas que indican un sismo.
2- Personal se tira al piso, se cubre, se agarra y cuenta 25 segundos en estas condiciones.
3- Se ordena el procedimiento de evacuación, siguiendo ruta de evacuación hacia el punto de encuentro.
4- Llegan noticias de situaciones especiales: Personas en situación especial, Heridos y atrapados.
5- Se ordena la activación de Protocolos de Respuesta, establecidos en el Plan de Emergencias.
6- Se ejecutan las acciones de respuesta, llevando las víctimas a lugar seguro, y dando primeros auxilios a los necesitados.
7- Se ejecuta evaluación a edificaciones, tanto estructural como no estructural.
8- Vuelta a la normalidad

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#EQChat - a TweetChat with @RedCross, @ShakeOut, and @PrepareAthon

October 15, 2014, 12 - 1 pm, Community Event at

Join us with #EQ Chat for a TweetChat about earthquake safety and ask your own questions too! The American Red Cross, Farmer’s Insurance, PrepareAthon, and ShakeOut will be tweeting live at 3 PM Eastern on Wednesday, October 15th.

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Countywide CERT Exercise

October 4, 2014, 788 - 1388 pm, Exercise at Mountain View Park

The inaugural San Bernardino County CERT Functional Exercise will be conducted at Mountain View Park at 11701 Terra Vista Parkway, Rancho Cucamonga. The exercise is built upon the ShakeOut Scenario.

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Liaohai Forum 2013

October 18, 2013, 9 - 11:30 am, Conference at Lecture Hall, Liaoning China Culture College

The role of global citizen for environmental sustainability & resiliency includes engaging safety & environmental awareness events as a part of social responsibility.

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ShakeOut California

October 17, 2013, 9 am - 2 pm, Community Event at Sunnylands Center & Gardens

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

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

0800 Check in and equipment issue
0900-1200 Exercise and vendor demonstrations
1200- Helicopter evacuation from high rise structure
1200-1230 Earthquake round table

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FEMA Webinar: Earthquake Safety & Mitigation for Schools

October 16, 2012, 2 - 3:30 pm, Webinar at Webinar Link: Audio: Dial 1-(877) 241-4296, Participant Code: 34167944

In support of the upcoming Great ShakeOut earthquake drills (drop, cover, hold on drills) on October 18, 2012, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program (NEHRP) is pleased to announce a one-hour webinar on Earthquake Safety and Mitigation for Schools.

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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!