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This page provides a list of news articles about the ShakeOut, media advisories, ShakeOut events, participant email updates, and more.

ShakeOut Points of Contact

Virgin Islands Territorial Emergency Management
Main Phone: (340) 773-2244

Garry Green
Public Information Officer
E-mail: garry.green@vitema.vi.gov 

Denise Lewis
Deputy Director of Planning and Preparedness 
E-mail: denise.lewis@vitema.vi.gov

To receive free instant earthquake alerts via your cell phone or e-mail, visit www.VITEMA.vi.gov and register for Alert VI.

NEWS MEDIA RESOURCES

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Frequently Asked Questions

How media organizations can participate in the ShakeOut (PDF)

NEWS

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EVENTS

Events that inform the public about preparedness and the ShakeOut will be listed on our calendar.

Calendar of ShakeOut-Related Events

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UPDATES

Updates e-mailed to participants and others with the latest ShakeOut news, preparedness tips, and more will be listed here



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The Great U.S. Virgin Islands 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!