Emergency Management - Preparedness
View the 10/10/13 Great Washington Shakeout Press Release
10/10/13: The Great Washington Shakeout: Spokane Emergency Management and residents from all over Eastern Washington are supporting The Great Washington ShakeOut earthquake drill on Thursday, October 17th at 10:17 AM. This 60 second – drop, cover, and hold on earthquake drill will have participants all along the west coast taking shelter under desks or tables and holding in place for one minute to simulate protecting themselves during an earthquake. State officials have a goal of engaging one million Washingtonians to participate in this earthquake drill. Anyone can sign up at: www.shakeout.org/washington and take part on 10/17 at 10:17 AM.
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