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Earthquake Public Forum

October 17, 2013, 1:30 - 4:30 pm, Community Event at Michael D. Rose Theater

Event location:
Michael D. Rose Theater
University of Memphis
Memphis, TN 38152 (Map)

Event Contact:
Jim Wilkinson, CUSEC, cusec@cusec.org, (901) 544-3570


Summary:
the Central U.S. Earthquake Consortium (CUSEC), in partnership with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and several local, national, and international disaster experts, will host a free public forum, Building Resiliency in the Face of the Earthquake Risk, from 1:30p.m. to 4:30p.m. at the Michael D. Rose Theatre on the University of Memphis main campus. The forum is a linked event to the “ShakeOut”, a national earthquake drill where more than 43 states and territories and 15 million people will practice earthquake safety procedures at 10:17a.m. on October 17.


Full Description:
The Central U.S. Earthquake Consortium (CUSEC), in partnership with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and several local, national, and international disaster experts, will host a free public forum, Building Resiliency in the Face of the Earthquake Risk, from 1:30p.m. to 4:30p.m. at the Michael D. Rose Theatre on the University of Memphis main campus on October 17. The forum is a linked event to the “ShakeOut”, a national earthquake drill where more than 43 states and territories and 15 million people will practice earthquake safety procedures at 10:17a.m. Thursday


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The Great Central U.S. 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!