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ShakeOut Drill and Media Event

February 7, 2013, 9:45 - 10:30 am, Drill at DeSoto Central Primary School

Event location:
DeSoto Central Primary School
3210 Getwell Road
Southaven, MS 38672 (Map)

Event Contact:
Katherine Nelson - Community Relations Director, DeSoto County Schools,

Full Description:
DeSoto Central Primary School will be holding an open-to-the-media ShakeOut drill and demonstration. Senior Officials from Local, State and Federal Government organizations, including the Director of the US Geological Survey, will be on hand to: talk with students and media about the importance of earthquake and disaster safety, demonstrate proper earthquake safety techniques to students and staff, and provide updated information on the likelihood of an earthquake occurance.

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The Great Central U.S. 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!