Following FEMA’s “National Preparedness Month” in September, individuals and communities throughout the Nation are encouraged to participate in the annual Great ShakeOut Earthquake Drill. Held annually on the third Thursday of October, the ShakeOut International Day of Action is set for Thursday, October 15. During the self-led drill, millions of people practice how to “Drop, […]
Every state and community needs to be prepared and focused on the resilience of their organization and their neighbors. EARTH EX 2020 is a unique (and FREE) web-based exercise and training opportunity specifically designed to provide organizations and individuals with a chance to build resilience and achieve a higher level of collaboration and preparedness. Now […]
Each September, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Ready Campaign host “National Preparedness Month” – an effort to improve individual and community preparedness towards disasters. In 2020, National Preparedness Month is a timely reminder that we all need to be better prepared. In addition to ways the COVID-19 pandemic that has impacted millions […]
CUSEC is seeking proposals from independent contractors, firms, and/or organizations to support a regional, multi-state earthquake and disaster resiliency planning effort. The application period is August 12, 2020 through August 28, 2020 at 4:30PM CDT. For information, download the request for proposals package here.
According to the U.S. Geological Survey, a M5.1 earthquake occurred at 8:07AM EDT near Sparta, North Carolina on August 9, 2020. Within two hours, more than 50,000 people across eight states reported feeling the earthquake using the USGS Did You Feel it? program. Occurring in the East Tennessee/Southern Appalachian Seismic Zone, the earthquake was the […]