Community groups can also participate in ShakeOut, and work together year-round to improve their resilience. See the announcement below for awebinar May 17 @ 3pm for a great example from the Coachella Valley!
Join the Earthquake Country Alliance tomorrow, from 3 to 4pm PT, for the fifth Community Engagement Webinar. This time we feature the Coachella Valley Disaster Preparedness Network, (CVDPN), an NGO non-profit aimed to train, educate and network all people of the Coachella Valley (Palm Springs and nearby cities) on individual and community preparedness. Register at: EarthquakeCountry.org/community
You Can ShakeOut When and How You Want!
While many drills in 2020 and 2021 were held virtually, here are considerations for 2022:
• Will your drill be in-person, remote, or both?
• Will everyone drill at the same time, or on multiple dates?
• Are there local health andsafety guidelines to consider?
Learn more about these options, and download ShakeOut drill leader presentations, at ShakeOut.org/covid19.
FEMA Advisory Act Quickly to Prepare for Hurricane Ida Hurricane Ida is forecast to make landfall along the U.S. northern Gulf coast as a dangerous major hurricane on Sunday. Tropical storm conditions are expected to begin late Saturday night or early Saturday morning. The National Hurricane Center is forecasting an increasing risk of life-threating storm surge along the Gulf Coast. Additionally, there is an increasing risk of dangerous hurricane force winds and extreme rainfall. A few tornadoes will be possible Sunday through early Monday across southeast Louisiana and southern Mississippi. Yesterday, President Joseph R. Biden approved Louisiana’s request for an emergency declaration. This declaration authorizes FEMA to coordinate all disaster relief efforts by identifying, mobilizing, and providing equipment and resources necessary to alleviate hardship and suffering of the local population. Additionally, it authorizes FEMA to provide appropriate assistance for required emergenc
As COVID-19 rages on World-Wide based on the latest from Johns Hopkins and the World Health Organization , our team decided to release this Virtual Public Service Annoucement on all our platforms courtesy the CDC as we join in asking all to #WearAMaskToSaveALife.