Tag: <span>ShakeOut BC</span>

Squamish Emergency Preparedness Partnership
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Squamish Emergency Preparedness Partnership

On October 15, 2016, the District of Squamish and Squamish Nation launched their cross-jurisdictional emergency preparedness partnership with a live demonstration of the entire program – all in perfect timing for Shakeout BC. This program is designed to notify, inform, and mobilize Squamish citizens in the event of any emergency, and ePACT is honored to...

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...