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The Kangra earthquake anniversary school safety shake-out drill 2012


This document reports on the Tibetan school shake-out, an earthquake drill based on scenario earthquake happening near enough to affect the school which invites all the students and staff of Tibetan schools in hazard prone areas in India to practice drop, cover and hold and then evacuate to a pre-decided safe location.

This year the drill was held at 11:00 am IST on Wednesday the 4th April 2012. School children in 37 Tibetan Schools (in J & K, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Delhi, West Bengal, Meghalaya and Arunachal Pradesh), eight schools Kanpur and fifteen schools in Ghaziabad, three schools in Delhi and one school in Thimphu, Bhutan have taken part in this mass earthquake preparedness activity. A total number of 28410 students & staff participated in total 64 schools across the states mentioned.

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Keywords

  • Themes:Education & School Safety, Media
  • Hazards:Earthquake
  • Countries/Regions:India

  • Short URL:http://preventionweb.net/go/26278

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