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MERRAG District-wide Drill

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October 20, 2011, 10:20 am - 12 pm, ShakeOut Week event at Montecito Fire Protection District

Event location:
Montecito Fire Protection District
Station 1
595 San Ysidro Rd.
Montecito, CA 93108 (Map)

Contact Person:
Geri Ventura, Montecito Fire Protection District, gventura@montecitofire.com, 805-969-2537


Summary:
MERRAG members practive Drop, Cover and Hold on, then respond to mock scenarios.


Full Description:
MERRAG members throughout the community will participate in Drop, Cover and Hold on 10/20/11 at 10:20am for the 1 minute simulation, then activate the District Operation Center. Members throughout the community will respond to mock earthquake situations provided to each radio carrier prior to the drill.

This enables radio carriers to practice in using their radios and test the MERRAG Team Member's responses and documentation of each reported "emergency".

MERRAG Response Team Members will meet after the drill and for an after action review to discuss the activation.






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©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!