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ShakeOut News and Events Center

Welcome to the Great Rocky Mountain ShakeOut News and Events Center! Here you will find ShakeOut related news articles, media advisories, events calendar, and participant email updates.

For Great Rocky Mountain Shakeout media inquiries, contact:

Doug Bausch
Federal Emergency Management Agency, Region IX
(303) 235-4859

For general ShakeOut (national/international) media inquiries, contact:

Mark Benthien
Earthquake Country Alliance/Southern California Earthquake Center
(213) 926-1683


Latest ShakeOut Press Releases:

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How your media outlet can participate in the ShakeOut (PDF)

List of ShakeOut Day Media Venues...

10:17 a.m. on October 17, 2013
(10:23 am on 10/23 in Montana)

Shakeout related NEWS

Recent ShakeOut related news links:

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calendar of EVENTS

Events that inform the public about the ShakeOut and disaster preparedness will be listed on our calendar.

Calendar of ShakeOut-Related Events

ShakeOut Participants: If your drill is a potential ShakeOut news venue, please complete our Event Submission form.

participant UPDATEs archive

Participant email updates with the latest ShakeOut news, preparedness tips, and more:

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The Great Rocky Mountain 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!