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Millions of people worldwide will practice how to
Drop, Cover, and Hold On at 10:20 a.m. on October 20* during Great ShakeOut Earthquake Drills!

Washingtonians can join them today by registering for the 2016 Great Washington ShakeOut. Participating is a great way for your family or organization to be prepared to survive and recover quickly from big earthquakes– wherever you live, work, or travel.

Make a Plan, Build a Kit and Help Others


October is ?busy!!
Washington State Preparedness Month
NOAA All Hazard Radio Month
Great Washington ShakeOUT
Fire Prevention Week

Monthly Tips

Monthly Preparedness Tips
- Seasonal tips - National Preparedness Month
- Ask to be put on the email list
- Preparedness Academy
- The Great Washington ShakeOUT is October 20 at  10:20 a.m. Register your home and office !

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Make a Plan
Know your hazards     
Communication plans with family/friends;
Know how officials will communicate to you and your  community.

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Build a Kit
- Grab and Go 
- Home supplies
- Car/commuter kit
- Work Kit   

Walk through your day, what do you need to Make it through?


Help Others
Check on neighbors
- Build a neighborhood team

- Volunteer in your community.

   Pierce County Preparedness Programs and Services    

    Helpful Links

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Public Education Division

2501 South 35th St. Suite D
Tacoma, WA 98409

Ph: (253) 798-6595
Fx: (253) 798-3307

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7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

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