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Earthquake Awareness and the New Madrid Seismic Zone

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April 23, 2011, 9 am - 12 pm, Presentation at Fort Zumwalt North High School Auditorium

Event location:
Fort Zumwalt North High School Auditorium
1230 Tom Ginnever Ave
O'Fallon, MO 63366 (Map)


Summary:
St. Charles County TEEN CERT and Missouri State Emergency Management
Agency (SEMA) will hold an "Earthquake Awareness and the New Madrid
Seismic Zone" seminar on April 23, 2011 from 9-11 am at Fort Zumwalt
North High School Auditorium, 1230 Tom Ginnever Avenue in O'Fallon,
MO. Contact Steve Besemer (SEMA Earthquake Program Manager) at
steve.besemer@sema.dps.mo.gov or call (573) 526-9232 for details.


Full Description:
In an effort to increase earthquake awareness during the bicentennial of the Great New Madrid Earthquakes of 1811-1812, the St. Charles County TEEN CERT program, in conjunction with Missouri State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) and St. Charles County LEPC Citizen Corps Council (SC5) are holding an "Earthquake Awareness and the New Madrid Seismic Zone" on April 23, 2011 from 9:00 a.m. - Noon. This 2-3 hour program will discuss how to prepare for and protect yourself during earthquakes, earthquake response and recovery, and loss-reduction, as well as talk about the potential for other earthquakes in addition to another 7.4 magnitude earthquake in Missouri.


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