USGS, SCEC & many other organizations7 Steps to an Earthquake Resilient Business (PDF)
How to prepare your business for an earthquake
Assoc. of Bay Area Govts. (ABAG)ABAG Earthquake Maps and Information
Information and maps about liquefaction, faults, and landslides in the San Francisco Bay Area.
American Red CrossAmerican Red Cross
Emergency response organization that provides disaster relief
FEMAAre You Ready?
Includes resources and best practices
FEMABe a Hero: Kid's - ready.gov
Activities and materials aimed at making kids more aware of hazard preparedness
Berkeley Seismology LabBSL Outreach
Wonderful diverse collection of videos and animations, as well as links to lesson plans and educational resources.
Institute for Business & Home SafetyBuilding Safety and Preparedness
Disaster planning toolkit for the home and small business.
California Seismic Safety CommissionCalifornia Seismic Safety Commission
Focus on the California
USGSCan It Happen Here?
Could a large damaging tsunami happen in the United States?
Center for Disease Control (CDC)CDC (Center for Disease Control) Emergency Preparedness & Response
Earthquakes and other emergencies
Central U.S. Earthquake Consortium (CUSEC)Central U.S. Earthquake Consortium
Information about earthquakes in the central U.S.
Univ of Illinois ExtensionChildren, Stress, and Natural Disasters
Teachers guide to helping children deal with disasters
Citizen CorpsCitizen Corps - Community Emergency Response Teams (CERT)
Educates people about disaster preparedness for hazards that may impact their area and trains them in basic disaster response skills, such as fire safety, light search and rescue, team organization, and disaster medical operations.
Humane Society of the United StatesDisaster Preparedness for Pets
Steps and checklists to help care for pets during emergencies.
Access to disaster help and resources.
Purdue Univ.Earth Science Education Activities
a wealth of excellent hands-on activities for teaching about earthquakes, volcanoes, seismic waves, plate tectonics, earth structure, seismic waves, convection, seismometers and more!
Institute for Business and Home SafetyEarthquake
Details about what parts of the home are most vulnerable and how you can protect yourself (PDF)
City of Seaside, OregonEarthquake and Tsunami Preparedness
Focus on Seaside, OR, but useful for anyone within a tsunami risk zone.
Earthquake Country AllianceEarthquake Country Alliance
Earthquake preparedness for California
Univ. of UtahEarthquake Education Services
lesson plans, information on Wasatch Front
California Emergency Management AgencyEarthquake Preparedness - San Andreas - The Movie, California Reality or Hollywood Fiction?
Focus on California Earthquake Preparedness for Teachers and Students
USGS & many other organizationsEchando Raices en Tierra de Terremotos
Este manual provee información sobre por qué nos deben preocupar los terremotos en el Sur de California, qué debemos hacer para estar seguros y reducir el daño, y también qué debemos saber de lo básico sobre terremotos.
FEMAFederal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
US federal government agency dedicated to responding to disasters.
Federation of Red Cross & Red Crescent SocietiesFederation of Red Cross & Red Crescent Societies
Humanitarian organization that carries out relief efforts to assist victims of disasters.
FEMAFEMA Earthquake Information
Includes resources and best practices
FEMAFEMA: When Disaster Strikes - Protect Your Pets
Learn the best ways to provide for your pets during an emergency
City of Los AngelesHow You Can Strengthen Your Home for the Next Big Earthquake in the Los Angeles Area
Easy Low-Cost Ways to Help Reduce the Risk of Damage to Your Hom. (PDF)
ITICInternational Tsunami Information Centre
General and technical information, maps, and links to warning centers.
NOAAKid's Hazards Quiz
short quiz on preparedness and where earthquakes occur
Assoc. of Bay Area Govts.(ABAG)Learn About Quakes & Get Prepared
Information, activities, interactive games, and puzzles
Humboldt State Univ, Dept of GeologyLiving On Shaky Ground: How to Survive Earthquakes and Tsunamis in Northern California
A collection of preparedness guides for earthquakes and tsunamis especially for the Northern Coast of California
Univ. of Nevada Seismological LabLiving with Earthquakes in Nevada: A Nevadan's Guide
This guide and many other preparedness-related information especially for Nevada.
University of ColoradoNatural Hazards Center
resources concerning hazards mitigation and disaster preparedness
American Red CrossPillowcase Project, The
The Pillowcase Project is designed for use with 3rd
graders, age 8-9. The program has been reviewed by
3rd grade teachers and tailored to 3rd grade reading
skills and learning abilities. The program may be
adapted for use with students in 2nd and 4th grade.
Earthquake Science Center, Univ. of Alaska, FairbanksPreparedness in Alaska
Links to preparedness information for earthquakes and tsunamis for Alaska residents.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)Protect Your Pets in an Emergency
Help ensure your pet's safety during an earthquake.
USGS & many other organizationsProtecting Your Family from Earthquakes
in English, Spanish, Chinese, Vietnamese, and Korean
USGSPutting Down Roots in Earthquake Country - Central US edition
Earthquakes and preparedeness in the Central US
USGS & many other organizationsPutting Down Roots in Earthquake Country - NCA edition
Earthquakes and preparedeness in northern California
Utah Seismic Safety CommissionPutting Down Roots in Earthquake Country - Utah edition
Earthquakes and prepardeness in Utah
Things you can do around your house to prepare for an earthquake
Southern California Earthquake Center (SCEC)SCEC Communication, Education and Outreach
Many excellent resources for Public Education and Preparedness, K-14 Earthquake Education, and Experiential Learning and Career Advancement. Putting Down Roots in Earthquake Country downloadable booklets for learning about earthquake hazards and safety recommendations in many different languages and for many different areas of the United States.
San Francisco Department of Emergency ManagementSF72
Preparedness information targeted at the San Francisco area.
PBS-NOVAThe Wave that Shook the World
Online companion to the NOVA broadcast with excellent animations, Q&anmp;A, images, and lesson plans for teachers.
Links to educational materials, warning centers.
GeoHazards InternationalTsunami Preparedness Guidebook
Downloadable PDF and additional links to tsunami preparedness websites.
California Geological SurveyTsunamis
Basic science of tsunamis, preparedness, and focus on California and historical information.
USGSUnderstanding Earthquakes Makes for Messy Science
Earthquake processes typically occur tens of miles below the Earth's surface and over geologic time, away from direct observation. Earthquake science, in particular, is often subject to interpretation and bias.
USAIDUS Agency for International Development
US agency set up to provide relief to other countries suffering from disaster