‘Great ShakeOut’ earthquake drill set for Oct. 21

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PEARL, Miss. (WJTV) – Leaders with the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) are encouraging everyone to take part in the ‘Great ShakeOut’ earthquake drill Thursday, October 21, 2021. The drill will be at 10:21 a.m.

During the self-led drill, participants will practice the following actions:

  1. DROP to the ground.
  2. Take COVER under a sturdy table or desk if possible, protecting your head and neck.
  3. HOLD ON until the shaking stops.

Individuals and organizations can register for the ‘Great ShakeOut’ by visiting www.shakeout.org/.

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