Yuma County to participate in Great Arizona Shakeout

Yuma County to participate in Great Arizona Shakeout


YUMA, AZ -More than 30,000 local people will drop, cover, and hold this Thursday.

It's all part of the Grand Canyon State's first Great Arizona Shakeout.

Yuma County students will be taking part in earthquake preparedness drills on October 18, 2012 at 10:18am.

This is the first time this statewide event is taking place and it's all to better prepare the community when an earthquake strikes.

To participate, go to www.shakeout.org/arizona and pledge your family, school, business, or organization's participation in the drill.

Once registered, you will receive information on how to plan your drill and how to engage your community. 

For more information contact John Alden, john.alden@yumacountyaz.gov or (928) 317-4624 or Gretchen Robinson at gretchen.robinson@yumacountyaz.gov or (928) 317-1093.

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