Get ready to Drop! Cover! and Hold On!

Do you know what to do if your office, classroom or home starts shaking due to an earthquake? The entire province is invited to participate in the Great BC ShakeOut Earthquake Drill on Thursday, Oct. 18 at 10:18 a.m. We encourage all students, faculty and staff to participate in UVic’s campus-wide drill. Please wear something red on Oct. 18 and practice the DROP! COVER! and HOLD ON! procedure wherever you are at exactly 10:18 a.m. The drill may be announced in your building. Check the website at for more information. If you have any questions please contact Daphne Donaldson, manager of emergency planning at

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