|Area of the Cascadia subduction zone, including the Cascade Volcanic Arc (red triangles) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)|
British Columbians can join by registering for the 2015 Great British Columbia ShakeOut at www.shakeoutbc.ca
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.
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When The Earth Shakes - Animated Video (1:40 minutes YouTube Video) - FEMA - Federal Emergency Management Agency: FEMA.gov:
MP3 files are suitable for playing on your computer, and over PA systems.
- Download now and test before playing at drill time.
- Please do not play the files directly from this website at drill time.
- For best performance, listen to the recording through
external speakers (there is a rumble sound that may not be heard
through most internal computer speakers)
ShakeOut_60sec_Drill_Broadcast_English.mp3 (1.8 MB MP3, 60 seconds)
Audio and Video "Drill Broadcast" recordings customized for British Columbia are provided below, with instructions and (soon) earthquake sound effects to play during your Drop, Cover, Hold On drill. Also included will be sound effects with no narration. Using these resources is not required but may make your drill more interesting and educational.
These recordings are suitable for use for earthquake drills anytime (with proper introduction).