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PVMA Earthquake Preparedness Seminar
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 Export to Your Calendar 5/3/2020
When: Sunday, May 3, 2020
3:30 PM
Where: Ziba Auditorium
810 NW Marshall St
Portland, Oregon  97209
United States
Contact: Cristina Keef

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This special PVMA event will be open to all veterinary and animal welfare professionals, free of charge. Partners/spouses are encouraged to attend, no minors please.


Attendance will be free, however space will be limited and we will need your help to minimize no-shows and ensure we are able to make the most of this opportunity!


Registration will open April 1st




A 90-second snapshot of what you'll learn


This seminar will cover

  • Presenter Steve Eberlein's personal experience of the Boxing Day Tsunami in Sri Lanka
  • The science and history of the Cascadia Subduction Zone
  • Human instincts, group behavior, and the danger of “amygdala hijack”
  • “Drop/cover/hold-on” and other shaking scenarios
  • An unforgettable earthquake drill
  • Securing household furniture and water heaters
  • The infrastructural impact of a major seismic event
  • Identifying and shutting off home utilities
  • Earthquakes, camping and preparedness culture
  • Live review of kit contents, item by item
  • Family reunification
  • Igniting a preparedness movement in your workplace and community



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