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Evergreen Quake Functional Exercise After Action Report   [open pdf - 25KB]

"The scenario included five earthquakes in the Puget Sound region in Washington State occurring simultaneously across six counties. The earthquake magnitudes ranged from 5.7 -- 7.4 and occurred at 0800 on 6/4/12. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Regional Response Coordination Center (RRCC) was activated on June 5, 2012 (to simulate a 24 hour post-event start) to level one and Emergency Support Function (ESF) 11 responded to manage the ESF 11 Desk. As of 1600 0n June 5, 2012, estimates were 2,000 deaths, 18,000 injured, 33,000 buildings damaged, 96 state highway routes damaged, several major bridges in Seattle, WA were closed, and the Emergency Alert System was out. All Ports between Bellingham & Olympia, WA were closed, 911 Network Power was out, and a reported 1,764,503 people were affected. Seattle-Tacoma International airport established temporary air traffic control, had one functional runway, and diverted flights to Portland, OR. Personnel from multiple cities and six counties, State agencies, Federal agencies, Tribal nations, private industry and non-governmental organizations all participated in this exercise by creating exercise injects, activating their Emergency Operations Centers and sending representatives to participate at State or Federal Response Coordination Centers. The exercise was designed to examine Emergency Operations Center response actions due to a wide-area catastrophic earthquake. A related Logistic Exercise is planned for June 12-14, 2012 and a Recovery Exercise is planned for August 15 and 22, 2012."

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Date:
2012-06
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Public Domain
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Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, United States Department of Agriculture: http://www.aphis.usda.gov/
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pdf
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application/pdf
Source:
Emergency Support Function 11 (June 5-6, 2012)
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