Tag: <span>earthquake preparedness</span>

Beyond ‘Drop, Cover and Hold-On’
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Beyond ‘Drop, Cover and Hold-On’

The most important thing to remember during an earthquake is ‘Drop, Cover and Hold-on’. We hope you practiced this during the Great ShakeOut earthquake drill last week. But beyond that, do you know what you should do during an earthquake? Here are the top things beyond ‘Drop, Cover and Hold-on’ that you can do to...

5 Ways to Make Shakeout a Family Affair
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5 Ways to Make Shakeout a Family Affair

Did you know that an estimated 500,000 earthquakes occur each year, 100,000 of which can be felt? Whether you have children, pets or seniors living in your home, practicing earthquake drills and creating plans for each household member can provide peace of mind, while making your family’s safety top priority. Plus, preparing for an earthquake...

Feature of the Month: ePACT’s Communication Tools
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Feature of the Month: ePACT’s Communication Tools

Do you know if the organizations that you are connected to have emergency communication plans in place? It’s not something we like to think of, but it’s very important to know how you will be alerted in an emergency, big or small! Besides the collection and management of emergency information, ePACT also has excellent communications...