Resources to help you prepare for an earthquake

Visit these websites to learn more about earthquakes and how to prepare your family and your home before the next Big One strikes.


Education and Preparedness 


American Red Cross
Preparing for an Earthquake


California Governor's Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES)

Hazard Mitigation

California Seismic Safety Commission (CSSC)

California Seismic Safety Commission


Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

Earthquake Information & Preparedness Guidelines 


Southern California Earthquake Center (SCEC)
Earthquake Country Alliance

The Great California ShakeOut

Seven Steps to Earthquake Safety 2015.pdf

Putting Down Roots in Earthquake Country, Living on Shaky Ground, and other helpful, downloadable publications


United Policyholders

Empowering the Insured

U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and FEMA

U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)
Earthquake Hazards Program
National Earthquake Information Center

Shake Maps
Tsunami information and research



For Your Home


California Residential Mitigation Program (CRMP)

Earthquake Brace + Bolt 


Contractors State License Board (CSLB)

How do I Find the Right Licensed Contractor?

Owner-Builder Risks (DIY)



For Kids


California Volunteers

Family Disaster Plan and Children's Book


Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

FEMA For Kids -- Earthquakes