Held once every four years, the next National Earthquake Conference (NEC) is set for March 4-6, 2020 in San Diego, CA.
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 17th. During the self-led drill, millions of people practice how to “Drop, […]
On August 29, 2019 at 12PM CDT, CUSEC and our Member States will be featured in a webinar to provide an overview of the Shaken Fury 2019 exercise and technology solutions used during the exercise. The webinar is being hosted by the National Information Sharing Consortium (NISC) as part of their Mission-Focused Job Aids Webinar […]
CUSEC, along with our Member and Associate States, are participating in FEMA’s Shaken Fury 2019 regional earthquake exercise from May 29 – June 7, 2019. The exercise is designed to test response and recovery capabilities following a major New Madrid Seismic Zone earthquake and is the culmination of several years of planning and preparedness activities […]
As earthquakes continue to occur on a daily basis in the central U.S.—with nearly 2,000 small tremors per year—CUSEC and emergency management officials in Arkansas, Illinois, and Missouri remind citizens and communities about the earthquake risk by designating February as Earthquake Awareness Month. February 7 is the anniversary of the last of the earthquakes that […]