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Stories From The Washington ShakeOut

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Darlene Aguiluz 2013 (Office Manager - Foster High School)
"Foster High School held a standard drop, cover and hold drill. Our Principal narrated the drill and created sound effects by shaking some r..." Read more...


Merlla McLaughlin 2013
"My husband and I decided to focus our drill on the downstairs, where we spend a lot of time. Our "Duck, Cover, and Hold On" drill put us und..." Read more...


2013
"My drill consisted of drop, cover and hold under a kitchen table. Then I sent texts to family members locally and farther away, reminding..." Read more...


2013
"We had been discussing the great washington shake-out for a few weeks before the drill. The day before the drill, i went through the office..." Read more...






©2014 SCEC Southern California Earthquake Center @ USC
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!