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Statewide Earthquake Drill - 2017
The Great Washington ShakeOut, the multi-state earthquake drill, will be coming your way again in October. This year’s Great Washington ShakeOut will be held on October 19, 2017, at 10:19 (10.19 at 10:19) in the morning. “Drop, Cover and Hold On”. Learn more at the Great Washington ShakeOut web site – and get ready and register your school/district to participate for the 2017 ShakeOut.

Washington State K-12 Pre-Disaster Mitigation Plan
The Plan provides a clear way to evaluate and assist school districts to address these risks to save the most lives and avoid the most damage in future disasters, including earthquakes.

Earthquakes information on earthquake preparedness.

FEMA offers guidance and tools about the importance of earthquake mitigation and the simple things to reduce the potential of earthquake damages, injuries, and losses.

Cascadia Rising
This document includes background and preparatory information on a multi-day Functional Exercise during the week of June 6, 2016.
Earthquake Country Alliance is a public-private partnership of people, organizations, and regional alliances that work together to improve preparedness, mitigation and resiliency.

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   Updated 9/6/2017

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