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INDIANA DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY 2011 Great Central U.S. ShakeOut. Joe Wainscott, Executive Director. 2011 Great Central US ShakeOut. When: April 19, 2011 10:15AM EDT (9:15AM CDT) Where: Indiana & 10 other states Who: Over 750,000 participants have registered 1/3 are from Indiana!.

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indiana department of homeland security 2011 great central u s shakeout

INDIANA DEPARTMENTOFHOMELAND SECURITY2011 Great Central U.S. ShakeOut

Joe Wainscott, Executive Director

2011 great central us shakeout
2011 Great Central US ShakeOut
  • When: April 19, 2011 10:15AM EDT (9:15AM CDT)
  • Where: Indiana & 10 other states
  • Who: Over 750,000 participants have registered
    • 1/3 are from Indiana!
should i care about earthquakes in indiana
Should I Care About Earthquakes in Indiana?
  • Indiana is affected by two seismic zones
    • New Madrid Seismic Zone
    • Wabash Valley Seismic Zone
  • 1811 & 1812 New Madrid Earthquakes
    • Multiple earthquakes between M7.0-8.0
    • Felt over 1 million square miles
    • Similar earthquake now could cause “the highest economic losses due to a natural disaster in the United States.”1

1. FEMA. 11/20/2008 http://www.reuters.com/article/2008/11/20/us-earthquake-study-idUSTRE4AJ9EV20081120

goals and messages
Goals and Messages
  • To understand the earthquake risk in Indiana and what you can do to prepare
  • Preparing for an earthquake will help you prepare for other disasters
what can i do
What Can I Do?

We can’t predict earthquakes, but we can reduce their effects by assessing our risks and preparing for them.

prepare for an earthquake
Prepare for an Earthquake
  • Secure heavy items to walls or the floor
  • Place large objects on lower shelves
  • If you rent office space, contact your landlord before making structural changes
  • Back up your data files and documents
  • Have a plan for employees to work at home after the earthquake
during an earthquake
During an Earthquake
  • Get under a large, sturdy piece of furniture and hang onto it because you both can move during an earthquake. Cover your head with your arms - Be ready for aftershocks.
  • If you are outside stay away from power lines, tall buildings, or anything that could possibly fall on you.
  • If you are in a car, drive slowly to a clear location. Make sure nothing is around that could possible to fall on you, and remain in the car.
after an earthquake
After an Earthquake
  • Check for injuries and care for seriously injured.
  • Listen to radio or TV for further instructions.
  • If you hear a hissing or a gas leak noise, turn off main gas. Leave building immediately.
  • Put out small fires if there is any.
  • Check building for damage.
  • Do NOT re-enter building if it has structural damage.
what will happen during the drill
What Will Happen During the Drill?
  • When: April 19, 2011 at 10:15AM EDT (9:15AM CDT)
  • Drill as if earthquake occurred
  • Public address system
  • Follow up walk throughs
  • Media coverage
get involved
Get Involved

www.shakeout.org/centralus/

get involved1
Get Involved

www.in.gov/dhs/shakeout

remember
Remember…

Preparing for an earthquake will help you prepare for other disasters.

Get a Kit, Make a Plan, Be Informed, Get Involved

contact us
Contact Us

Indiana Department of Homeland Security

302 West Washington Street

Room E208

Indianapolis, IN 46204

(317) 232-3980

www.in.gov/dhs

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