The ShakeOut

What is the ShakeOut? Each year, the Earthquake Country Alliance brings awareness to earthquake safety through their international event, The ShakeOut. This is a day to review what you need to do if you find yourself in an earthquake and reminds you to: DROP, COVER,...

Protect Your Home for Earthquakes

You have made an emergency plan, built an emergency kit, but how do you protect your home from an earthquake? SECURE LARGE OBJECTS You can do some quick and easy changes inside your home to prevent additional damage from the earth shaking. For example, with shelving...

Prepare for An Emergency/Earthquake

Prepare for An Emergency/Earthquake Have a Family Emergency Communication Plan There has been an earthquake and a power outage in your area. Your children are at school, your spouse at their office and cell phone service is jammed. How will you know if everyone is...

National Preparedness Month | Be Ready!

September is recognized as National Preparedness Month, so it is time to check your readiness for any emergency. Putting just a little effort into being prepared pays off big when you know what to do and have your supplies ready and available. Are you ready for an...

We Live in Earthquake Country, Folks!

Dr. Lucy Jones, seismologist said it best, “We live in earthquake country, folks!” At that moment on May 1, 2017, she was referring to an earthquake near the Santa Monica fault, but it rings true throughout California and the West Coast. In February of this year,...