The Great Central U.S. ShakeOut

The Great Central U.S. ShakeOut is an annual opportunity to practice how to be safer during big earthquakes: "Drop, Cover and Hold On." The ShakeOut has also been organized to encourage you, your community, your school, or your organization to review and update emergency preparedness plans and supplies, and to secure your space in order to prevent damage and injuries.
 
Millions of people will practice how to “Drop, Cover, and Hold On” earthquake drill Thursday, Oct. 19 at 10:19 a.m. during this important earthquake drill. Resister your school, business, family and participate. Learn about earthquake potential in Missouri. Watch award-winning videos made by Missouri school children about what to do before, during and after an earthquake.
 
Registration totals from Great ShakeOut Earthquake Drills across the U.S. are also included in America's PrepareAthon! participation totals.
 

Points of Contact

State Earthquake Program Manager

Jeff Briggs, Missouri Emergency Management Agency
Email: jeff.briggs@sema.dps.mo.gov
Phone: (573) 526-9100
Website: sema.dps.mo.gov/programs/earthquake.php

FEMA Regional Earthquake Program Manager
Cheickh Koma, FEMA Region VII
Email: cheickh.koma@fema.dhs.gov
Phone: (816) 283-7061

Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 10:15