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A variety of presentations, fairs, and other events are being planned by many organizations in association with The Great Oregon 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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Red Cross Prepare Out Loud and the Great ShakeOut

October 20, 2016, 9:30 - 11 am, Presentation at Montgomery Park

The Red Cross will hold its Prepare Out Loud earthquake preparedness presentation during the Great ShakeOut, an international earthquake drill, on October 20 in Portland. Prepare Out Loud attendees will participate in the Great ShakeOut drill by practicing "drop, cover, hold."

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Cascadia Earthquake Science & Preparedness

October 19, 2016, 12 - 1 pm, Presentation at Portland State Office Building

Join us for a brownbag discussion on how a Cascadia Subduction Zone earthquake will impact Oregon – and how we all can prepare.

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ASCE - UNPREPARED Documentary and Q&A with Local Engineers

October 11, 2016, 6 - 9 pm, Community Event at McMenamins Old St. Francis School

UNPREPAERD Documentary and Q&A session with Local Engineers

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NW Natural Gas Preparedness Expo

September 10, 2016, 10:30 am - 1:30 pm, Community Event at Capitol Mall

The American Red Cross and NW Natural are teaming up during National Preparedness Month to help Oregonians and Southwest Washingtonians prepare for a natural disaster or emergency. During the month of September, Get Ready events will be held in the eight c....

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National PrepareAthon Day Twitter Chat

September 30, 2015, 11 am , Community Event at Online

Oregon's Office of Emergency Management (OEM)is hosting a twitter chat to promote the Great Oregon Shakeout. #OregonEM #ORShakeOut

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Earthquake Prep Talk, Anniversary of 1993 EQ

September 21, 2015, 3 - 4:30 pm, Presentation at Klamath County Government Center

Come and join others to learn more about how to prepare their families and communities for earthquakes in Oregon.

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Earthquake Prep Talk, Anniversary of 1993 EQ

September 21, 2015, 7 - 8:30 pm, Presentation at Klamath County Government Center

Come and join others to learn more about how to prepare their families and communities for earthquakes in Oregon.

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Earthquake Prep Talk

September 17, 2015, 7 - 8:30 pm, Presentation at Jackson County Fire District #5

Come and join others to learn more about how to prepare their families and communities for earthquakes in Oregon.

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Earthquake Prep Talk

September 16, 2015, Presentation at Medford City Hall

Come and join others to learn more about how to prepare their families and communities for earthquakes in Oregon.

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Lewis & Clark Fire Preparedness Fair

August 22, 2015, 12 - 4 pm, Preparedness Fair at Lewis & Clark Fire Station

Free hamburgers, hot dogs and drinks
Emergency preparedness demos and information
Fire Engine rides for the kids and station tours

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Gearhart Aware & Prepare

August 15, 2015, 10 am - 1 pm, Preparedness Fair at Gearhart Fire Station

Emergency prep speakers & demonstrations offer tips for locals, visitors & pets!

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

October 15, 2014, 12 - 1 pm, Community Event at Twitter.com

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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Great ShakeOut Selfies Contest

October 17 - 20, 2013

To celebrate the Great ShakeOut, the Cascades Region of the American Red Cross is hosting a Twitter contest to capture the best “selfie” taken during the Oct. 17 Great ShakeOut drill. A “selfie” is a photograph taken of oneself, often arms-length away. So mark your calendar for the Great ShakeOut on Oct. 17, and get ready to “drop, cover, hold on and selfie!”

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Great Oregon ShakeOut: Earthquake Preparedness and Response Training

October 17, 2013, 7 - 8:30 pm, Community Event at Hilyard Community Center

Join Southeast Neighbors, Friendly Area Neighbors (FAN) and our Southeast Community Emergency Response team for an educational and informative evening that just may save your life.

Find out what to do when an earthquake strikes our area
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Great Oregon Shakeout

October 17, 2013, 10:17 am, Drill at Curry Medical Center (Curry County)

We will be doing the Drop, Cover and Hang on Drill and well as having a trial run of our Disaster Phone Tree

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Toledo Oregon Students Visit the Hatfield Marine Science Center

October 17, 2013, 9 - 10:30 am, Drill at OSU Hatfield Marine Science Center (Lincoln County)

Field trip of students learning about earthquake and tsunami related exhibits at the Hatfield Marine Science Center in Newport, Oregon. Students will practice drop, cover, and evacuation from the building at 10:17 am.

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Disaster Preparedness Fair

October 16, 2013, 9 am - 12 pm, Preparedness Fair at Portland City Hall Atrium (Multnomah County)

Preparedness event with staff and volunteers from public safety agencies in Portland to promote what to do before, during and after an earthquake in support of the Great Oregon ShakeOut.

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FEMA Webinar: Earthquake Safety & Mitigation for Schools

October 16, 2012, 2 - 3:30 pm, Webinar at Webinar Link: https://fema.connectsolutions.com/nehrp-webinar/ 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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FEMA Webinar: Reducing the Risks of Nonstructural Earthquake Damage

October 15, 2012, 2 - 3:30 pm, Webinar at Webinar Link: https://fema.connectsolutions.com/nehrp-webinar/ Audio Line: 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 1 ½ hour webinar on Reducing the Risks of Nonstructural Earthquake Damage.

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The Great Oregon ShakeOut Drill

October 20, 2011, 10:20 am, Drill/Exercise at homes, schools, businesses, and organizations all across Oregon

The Great Oregon ShakeOut Drill: everyone drop, cover, and hold on!

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The Great Oregon ShakeOut Drill

January 26, 2011, 10 am, Drill/Exercise at homes, schools, businesses, and organizations all across Oregon

The Great Oregon ShakeOut Drill: everyone drop, cover, and hold on!

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The Great Oregon 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!