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West Virginia

The Great SouthEast ShakeOut is a multi-state earthquake drill spanning much of the southeastern United States. ShakeOut activities for West Virginia are supported by West Virginia Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management. Earthquake information for West Virginia is provided below.

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Points of Contact

Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management
Jimmy Gianato, Director/Homeland Security Advisor, (304) 558-5380

Paul Howard, Director of Operations, (304) 558-5380

Federal Emergency Management Agency, Region III
Darlene Messina, Emergency Management Program, (215) 873-5303


people are currently registered to participate in this year's Great SouthEast ShakeOut Drill.

are from West Virginia

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USGS West Virginia Earthquake Webpage

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The Great SouthEast 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!