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All California Target stores, Investigation Centers and Distribution Centers to Participate in 5th Annual Great California ShakeOut Earthquake Drill

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October 18, 2012, 10:18 - 10:18 am, Drill at All California Target stores, investigation centers and distribution centers

Event location:
All California Target stores, investigation centers and distribution centers

Event Contact:
Mya Walters, Target Communications, 626-230-3145


Summary:
All team members in California’s 255 Target stores, in addition to investigations centers and distribution centers, will pause to practice “Drop, Cover and HoldOn” earthquake response techniques as if major earthquake were occurring at that very moment.

The drill is an opportunity for Target team members to practice how to respond if a major earthquake hits.


Full Description:
TheGreatCalifornia Shakeout Earthquake Drill is the largest earthquake drill in
the U.S., with over eight million people across the state of California participating last year alone.
The ShakeOut’s goal is to help Californians prepare for major earthquakes and learn what to do before,during and after an earthquake.

At10:18a.m. on Oct.18,2012, millions of people in schools, businesses, government agencies, stores, public venues and homes will participate in the ShakeOut. All team members in California’s 255 Target stores, in addition to investigations centers and distribution centers, will pause to
practice “Drop, Cover and HoldOn” earthquake response techniques as if major earthquake
were occurring at that very moment.
The drill is an opportunity for Target team members to practice how to respond if a major earthquake hits.


©2014 SCEC Southern California Earthquake Center @ USC
The Great California 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!