ShakeOut Earthquake Drill Next Week
A news release from the Washington National Guard - Emergency Management Division encourages us to set our watches and hold on to our hats for 10:19 a.m. on Thursday, October 19th. That’s zero hour for the fourth annual Great Washington ShakeOut drill, part of Gov. Jay Inslee declaration of October as Disaster Preparedness Month.
At that time more than 1 million Washington residents will practice their earthquake readiness activities. You or your organization can sign up to participate at www.shakeout.org/washington.
Many of the participants are kids with more than 700,000 students, teachers and school staff signing up for the ShakeOut event.
Preparedness tips are available here: http://mil.wa.gov/preparedness Tips in Spanish: https://www.mil.wa.gov/preparese For extra information contact Maximilian Dixon, Earthquake Program Manager Phone: (253) 512-7017 Email: Maximilian.firstname.lastname@example.org