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Great Washington Shakeout

The 2017 Great Washington Shakeout Drill is coming soon. On October 19th, 2017 you can join thousands of Washingtonians and millions of people world wide and participate in this community awareness earthquake drill. At 10:19 AM you’ll get the message to “Drop, Cover, and Hold On!”. It’s quick and easy to sign up at:


When you register you’ll receive Shakeout news and prepaedness info, and be counted among those making preparations.  

Participating in the Shakeout is a great way to build earthquake awareness and disaster resilience in the islands community. It’s safe to say that after a major earthquake the islands will be isolated for an extended period of time. Start, or build on your preparedness today by signing up for this drill, and then check out the home and neighborhood preparedness information at the DEM website:


If you have questions or would like help getting started, contact the DEM office at, 360-370-0587, or email dem at sanjuandem.net.

Be Prepared, It’s The Island Way!
Brendan Cowan

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