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A variety of presentations, fairs, and other events are being planned by many organizations, leading up to The Great Washington ShakeOut on 10/16. The events listed below are open to the public; many other presentations to businesses and organizations are also being made.

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The Great Washington ShakeOut

October 17, 2013, 4:30 - 5 pm, Drill at Sprouts Growth Center (Pierce County)

Participation in the Great Washington ShakeOut

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Reducing the Shake-Up: What we need to know to build resilient communities

October 16, 2013, 7 , Presentation at Hebeler Hall Room 121 (Kittitas County)

This panel discussion will bring together three faculty from Central Washington University who study diverse aspects of earthquake preparedness in a moderated discussion.

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FEMA Webinar: Earthquake Safety & Mitigation for Schools

October 16, 2012, 2 - 3:30 pm, Webinar at Webinar Link: https://fema.connectsolutions.com/nehrp-webinar/ Audio: Dial 1-(877) 241-4296, Participant Code: 34167944

In support of the upcoming Great ShakeOut earthquake drills (drop, cover, hold on drills) on October 18, 2012, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program (NEHRP) is pleased to announce a one-hour webinar on Earthquake Safety and Mitigation for Schools.

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FEMA Webinar: Reducing the Risks of Nonstructural Earthquake Damage

October 15, 2012, 2 - 3:30 pm, Webinar at Webinar Link: https://fema.connectsolutions.com/nehrp-webinar/ Audio Line: 1 (877) 241-4296 Participant Code: 34167944

In support of the upcoming Great ShakeOut earthquake drills (drop, cover, hold on drills) on October 18, 2012, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program (NEHRP) is pleased to announce a 1 ½ hour webinar on Reducing the Risks of Nonstructural Earthquake Damage.

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The Great Washington 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!