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City of La Quinta Emergency Operations Center ShakeOut Drill

October 18, 2012, 8:30 am - 12 pm, Exercise at La Quinta City Hall (and area schools, business, & households)

Event location:
La Quinta City Hall (and area schools, business, & households)
78495 Calle Tampico
La Quinta, CA 92253 (Map)

Event Contact:
Paul Hess, City of La Quinta Emergency Services, phess@la-quinta.org, 760-777-7061


Summary:
City of La Quinta Emergency Operations Center Earthquake Exercise - "3 Days After"


Full Description:
The City of La Quinta will conduct an Earthquake Exercise called "3 Days After" intended to deal with the issues facing our community 3 Days After a 7.8 Earthquake Event on the Southern San Andreas Fault. We will coordinate with Riverside County, local utilities and school districts to come up with solutions to the issues we will face.

City of La Quinta staff and city residents are also encouraged to participate in the Great ShakeOut drill on October 18th at 10:18 a.m. by identifying their workplace shelter space and doing a Drop, Cover, & Hold exercise. We are also encouraging everyone to check their emergency drinking water and emergency preparedness kits.




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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!