7.8 Earthquake ‘exercise’ to hit Los Angeles County next Thursday March 21 from 9 to 3 pm (cleveland - ohio - all earth prepare)

Submitted by Quest-News-Serv... on Sat, 03/16/2013 - 16:35.

In continuing the on-going efforts in preparing the “big one,” Los Angeles County Operational Area (LACOA) and its partners including the 88 cities, 137 unincorporated area communities, 200-plus school and special districts will be holding a “disaster training exercise” on Thursday, March 21 from 9 to 3 p.m.

In a press statement on Friday afternoon, it was explained that “this year’s functional exercise will feature the California Integrated Seismic Network’s Earthquake Early Warning Demonstration System and the participation of 53 City emergency operations centers, American Red Cross, Emergency Network Los Angeles, Southern California Edison and County departments (Chief Executive Office, Community & Senior Services, Coroner, Fire, Health, Human Resources, Internal Services, Mental Health, Public Health, Public Social Services, Public Works and Sheriff).




( categories: )