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Washington Students Prepare For Earthquake

SEATTLE (AP) — Thousands of students across the state practiced ducking under the desks Thursday in the Great Washington Shakeout drill.

The kids in Bente Fernandi’s fourth-grade class at West Woodland Elementary School in Seattle knew what to do when the announcement came over the public address system. 92 more words


Get Ready to ShakeOut!

Posted at 8:30 a.m.

Get ready… it’s almost time!

The Great Southeast ShakeOut earthquake drill begins today at 10:16 a.m. and you can participate where ever you might be. 100 more words


News Underway-Today Or Maybe Yesterday (25)

Today, in California, millions will drop, cover, and hold on-

As they participate in an earthquake drill, wherever they are.

In the office, at the grocery, or simply mowing the lawn.



Great California ShakeOut: Oct. 16, 2014

Sharing an important message about an earthquake drill that UC Berkeley participates in:

Dear Campus Community,

On Thursday, October 16, the campus will participate in the “Great California ShakeOut,” a day of special events organized to inspire Californians to get ready for major earthquakes, and to prevent disasters from becoming catastrophes. 340 more words

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So Why Should I Drop, Cover and Hold On?

Posted at 11:30 a.m.

Why is it important to do a Drop, Cover and Hold On earthquake drill? To react quickly you must practice often… 288 more words


Great Southeast ShakeOut Earthquake Drill is Two Weeks Away; Are You Registered Yet?

Posted at 1 p.m.

Wherever you are two weeks from now (home, school, work or play) – on Thursday, Oct. 16 – you can learn about earthquake safety by joining in the Great Southeast ShakeOut, a multi-state earthquake drill set for 10:16 a.m. 222 more words