Emergency preparedness officials plan to unveil an interactive kiosk aimed at educating the public on earthquake safety, developed in part by a Southern Illinois University Carbondale researcher. Harvey Henson, assistant professor of curriculum and instruction at SIU and manager of the project,...
Southeast Missouri State University in Cape Girardeau is planning to participate in the Great Central U.S. ShakeOut earthquake drill at 10:20 a.m. on Oct. 19. The drills offers the university a way to prepare faculty, staff and students to survive and recover from earthquakes. The drill is...
Recognizing the seismic risk in Illinois and the need for residents to be prepared for a major earthquake, Gov. Bruce Rauner has declared Oct. 20 as Great ShakeOut Day in the state. The goal of the Great ShakeOut Day is to encourage people throughout Illinois to participate in an international...
Earthquakes occur without warning and can have devastating effects, as the world witnessed after a recent deadly earthquake in Italy.  With two seismic zones in the southern part of the state and Illinois residents who travel throughout the world, the Illinois Emergency Management Agency, IEMA, and...

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