FEMA ENCOURAGES AMERICANS ACROSS THE COUNTRY TO JOIN MORE THAN ONE MILLION IN PUBLIC EARTHQUAKE DRILL
January 23, 2012
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Nine states across the central U.S. will participate in The Great Central U.S. ShakeOut on Tuesday, Feb. 7 at 10:15 a.m. CST. This second annual central U.S. ShakeOut is a public earthquake drill organized and coordinated by the Central U.S. Earthquake Consortium and its Member and Associate States, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the U.S. Geological Survey, and dozens of other partners. FEMA is encouraging everyone across the central United States to participate in the event, including schools, businesses, governments and other organizations. -more-
OKOHS Calls on Oklahomans to Resolve to be Ready in 2012!
Promotes Free Neighborhood Preparedness Program
and Emergency Kit Giveaways
Oklahoma City, Okla. (January 1, 2012) — The New Year is a perfect time to Resolve to be Ready and the Oklahoma Office of Homeland Security (OKOHS) is calling on Oklahomans to prepare for emergencies—beginning right where they live. -more-