Win one of 20 smartphones

Apr 15, 2016

Would you like to win a free smartphone, discover the nature of earthquakes and experience the power of earthquake shocks with a magnitude of up to 9.0?

On the eve of the 50th anniversary of the 1966 Tashkent earthquake Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Republic of Uzbekistan and UNDP in Uzbekistan invite you to take part in the contest for the best knowledge of the Dos and Don'ts during an earthquake.

Contest terms and conditions:

1)           Please follow the link and read and understand the Dos and Don’ts before, during and after an earthquake.

2)           Please write to us, not later than 4:00 pm, 20.04.2016, how you behave during an earthquake at home, at work, at school, in the street etc. Please send your action examples to the e-mail address with indication of your full name and contact phone number.

20 winners will be randomly drawn from among correctly answered. Winners will:

A) take an excursion to the Earthquake Simulation Complex at the Institute of Civil Defence of MES, where they will learn everything about the seismology development history;

B) become familiar with the current exposition, where they will find out many interesting facts about the 1966 Tashkent Earthquake and other major earthquakes occurred in different areas of our planet;

C) experience the power of earthquake shocks of a 9.0 magnitude within the specially equipped Earthquake Simulation Complex.

D) and, finally get the top prize – a smartphone!

Letters from those who wish to participate in the contest and make a fascinating journey into the earthquake history will be accepted until 4:00 pm, 20 April 2016.

The list of winnres will be published on the website of MES on Thursday, 21 April.

Prize award ceremony and the excursion will take place on Saturday, 23 April.


*The contest initiated by the Project of MES, UNDP in Uzbekistan, and DIPECHO IX of the Directorate-General for European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations “Strengthening Disaster Risk Management Capacities in Uzbekistan”.

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