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A variety of presentations, fairs, and other events are being planned by many organizations, leading up to The Great ShakeOut on 10/16. The events listed below are open to the public; many other presentations to businesses and organizations are also being made.

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Liaohai Forum 2013

October 18, 2013, 9 - 11:30 am, Conference at Lecture Hall, Liaoning China Culture College

The role of global citizen for environmental sustainability & resiliency includes engaging safety & environmental awareness events as a part of social responsibility.

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ShakeOut California

October 17, 2013, 9 am - 2 pm, Community Event at Sunnylands Center & Gardens


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LA TF-1 Search and Rescue response to an earthquake event

October 20, 2012, 8 - 0 am, Exercise at Victor Schiro Municipal Training Academy

0800 Check in and equipment issue
0900-1200 Exercise and vendor demonstrations
1200- Helicopter evacuation from high rise structure
1200-1230 Earthquake round table

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FEMA Webinar: Earthquake Safety & Mitigation for Schools

October 16, 2012, 2 - 3:30 pm, Webinar at Webinar Link: https://fema.connectsolutions.com/nehrp-webinar/ Audio: Dial 1-(877) 241-4296, Participant Code: 34167944

In support of the upcoming Great ShakeOut earthquake drills (drop, cover, hold on drills) on October 18, 2012, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program (NEHRP) is pleased to announce a one-hour webinar on Earthquake Safety and Mitigation for Schools.

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10:16 a.m. on October 16, 2014
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The Great Other States and Countries 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!