Are you prepared in case of an earthquake?
A large part the French community lives in southwestern United States, which is exposed to natural hazards, particularly in areas of high seismic risk, marked by a fault system that runs through the north and south California
Everyone, everywhere, should know how to protect themselves in an earthquake. California is at higher risk compared to the rest of the country but Arizona, Colorado, Nevada and New Mexico must be prepared to. You could be anywhere when an earthquake strikes: at home, at work, at school, or even on vacation.
Millions of people worldwide will practice how to Drop, Cover, and Hold On at 10:15 a.m. on October 15 during Great ShakeOut Earthquake Drills! Great ShakeOut Earthquake Drills are an annual opportunity for people in homes, schools, and organizations to practice what to do during earthquakes, and to improve preparedness. Be part of it, be prepared for it! For more information and registering: http://www.shakeout.org/
Find in the document below some basic instructions on how to plan your drill and get prepared::
- Safety actions in case of an earthquake
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