Great Arizona Shakeout - earthquake preparedness drill
Great Arizona Shakeout – 10:19 am on 19 October 2017 | two-minute Drop-Cover-Hold On drill.
Rural Arizona is particularly prone to earthquakes: Flagstaff and N-NW AZ; Prescott, Yuma, Duncan in E AZ, UT-AZ-NV border area. Historically, more than 3,300 earthquakes have occurred in Arizona and environs. (We are not immune to large earthquakes originating in SW CA, S UT, Northern Mexico, and Western NM.)
See the graphic at right from our Natural Hazards In Arizona interactive map.
We offer a number of resources for the health community:
- Healthcare - http://www.shakeout.org/arizona/downloads/ShakeOut_Arizona_2017_healthcare.pdf
- Seniors - https://www.shakeout.org/arizona/downloads/ShakeOut_Arizona_2017_seniors.pdf
- Disabled/AFN organizations -http://www.shakeout.org/arizona/downloads/ShakeOut_Arizona_2017_disability.pdf
- Tribes - Tribes
Arizona Shakeout is organized by Arizona Geological Survey (UA College of Sciences), DEMA, County, Tribal, and municipal emergency managers, education community and healthcare community, and business organizations.