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Welcome to the Press Room of the New Madrid Bicentennial website. Here we provide easy, up-to-date access to Bicentennial news and information for journalists, reporters, and anyone interested in the NMB and associated events. 

Below, you will find all NMB related press releases and media releated links.  For all other media inquiries, please contact Alisa Nave, CUSEC Public Outreach Coordinator, at (901) 544-0542 or by email at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

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1 Press Release: Earthquake Insight Field Trip Planned for April 10, 2012 Thursday, 23 February 2012
2 Press Release: Seismologist to Discuss New Madrid Earthquakes at Betts House Friday, 27 January 2012
3 Press Release: Evansville Earthquake Hazards Maps to be Unveiled Wednesday, 25 January 2012
4 Press Release: FEMA Encourages Americans to participate in earthquake drill Monday, 23 January 2012
5 Press Release: More than 152,000 Illinois Residents Planning to Participate in Multi-State Earthquake Drill Tuesday, 17 January 2012
6 Press Release: Nearly 60,000 Illinoisans Already Registered for Great Central US ShakeOut Monday, 19 December 2011
7 Press Release: FEMA Kicks Off Campaign to Encourage Americans to Resolve to be Ready in 2012 Wednesday, 14 December 2011
8 Press Release: Missouri Schools and Students Invited to Enter Earthquake Poster Contest Tuesday, 15 November 2011
9 Press Release: Great Central US ShakeOut Wins FEMA Community Preparedness Award Friday, 21 October 2011
10 Press Release: KYEM to Sponsor 2012 PSA Video Contest Tuesday, 04 October 2011
11 Press Release: 2012 Great Central US ShakeOut Set for February 7 Monday, 03 October 2011
12 Press Release: CUSEC Launches "Virtual USA" Video on YouTube Monday, 03 October 2011
13 Press Release: CUSEC to Participate in National Preparedness Month Wednesday, 31 August 2011
14 Press Release: Special Exhibit Explores Historic Midwest Earthquakes Wednesday, 24 August 2011
15 Press Release: Earthquake Hits East Coast Tuesday, 23 August 2011
16 Press Release: FEMA Encourages Americans to Participate in September’s National Preparedness Month Thursday, 21 July 2011
17 Press Release: Earthquake Insight Field Trip Planned for November 2011 Monday, 06 June 2011
18 Press Release: CUSEC Technology Working Group to Join the “Virtual USA” Initiative Thursday, 12 May 2011
19 Media Advisory: Administration Officials to Participate in Earthquake Drill in the Central U.S. Tuesday, 26 April 2011
20 Press Release: Central U.S. to ShakeOut in One Week Thursday, 21 April 2011
21 Press Release: Great Central US ShakeOut Less Than One Month Away Thursday, 14 April 2011
22 Press Release: Hoosiers Lead the Way in Largest Midwest Earthquake Drill Ever Wednesday, 16 March 2011
23 Press Release: Registration for the Great Central U.S. ShakeOut Tops One Million Monday, 14 March 2011
24 Media Advisory: Memphis City Schools to Participate in Great Central U.S. ShakeOut Thursday, 10 March 2011
25 Press Release: Earthquake Awareness Event to be Hosted in Malden on February 26 Tuesday, 22 February 2011
26 Press Release: February is Earthquake Awareness Month in Missouri Thursday, 03 February 2011
27 Press Release: SEMA Prepares to Observe Earthquake Awareness Month Wednesday, 26 January 2011
28 Press Release: CUSEC, IBHS and FEMA Announce 2011 Earthquake Outreach Tour Tuesday, 11 January 2011
29 Press Release: Red Cross Tennessee Chapter to Host Earthquake Preparedness Conference Thursday, 06 January 2011
30 Press Release: Earthscope to Host Workshop in Tennessee Wednesday, 05 January 2011
31 Press Release: Earthquakes Mean Business Seminar to be held February 11 Wednesday, 05 January 2011
32 Press Release: FEMA Encourages Preparedness on the 199th Anniversary of New Madrid Quake Tuesday, 04 January 2011
33 Press Release: FEMA Urges Pre-Disaster Preparedness Among Americans Friday, 08 October 2010
34 Press Release: FEMA Quakesmart Campaign And Servicemaster Partner On Earthquake Mitigation Training Monday, 04 October 2010
35 Press Release: National Preparedness Month Recap Friday, 01 October 2010
36 Press Release: IEMA Encourages Participation in the “Great Central U.S. ShakeOut” Tuesday, 14 September 2010
37 Press Release: FEMA Administrator Fugate Kicks Off National Preparedness Month Friday, 03 September 2010
38 Press Release: IBHS Research Center Grand Opening Set for Oct. 19 Friday, 03 September 2010
39 Press Release: 2010 Disaster Preparedness Conference Monday, 09 August 2010
40 Press Release: CUSEC to Spearhead Central U.S. Earthquake Drill Thursday, 22 July 2010
41 Press Release: CUSEC to Partner with St. Jude and IBHS... Thursday, 17 June 2010