Earthquake Preparedness Resources

Sign up for the earthquake Notification service

Did you just feel an Earthquake?

Helpful Websites

Helpful Phone Numbers

Disaster Distress Helpline

to connect with a trained crisis counselor. This national, multilingual hotline provides immediate crisis counseling for people experiencing distress related to any natural or human-caused disaster.

United Way

and speak with a live, highly trained service professional in your area from any cell phone or landline. All calls are private and confidential.

California Preparedness Initiatives

​​California Residential Mitigation Program (CRMP)/ Brace + Bolt

Provides homeowners with up to $3000 dollars to cover earthquake retrofitting cost


Input your home address to view what natural hazards you are at most risk of

California Earthquake Authority

Low cost earthquake insurance for Californians

My Shake App

Earthquake Early Warning App (Android and iPhone)

Preparing for a Disaster During COVID-19

Video Resources

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What to Do If You're NOT Near a Desk or Table

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What To Do If You Have a Mobility Disability

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Preparing an Earthquake Emergency Kit

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When The Earth Shakes

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Preparando un botiquín de emergencia para temblores

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Protecting Yourself During an Earthquake

Preparedness Guides

Listos California

Disaster Ready Guide

Listos California

Disaster Ready Guide (Spanish)

How to Prepare for an Earthquake Guide

Homeowners Guide to Earthquake Safety


Earthquake Safety Checklist

Earthquake Safety Checklist

Earthquake Safety Checklist (Spanish)

Emergency Preparedness Guide for Pet Owners

How To

Take pictures of your important documents. Keep all of your important documents in one, easily accessible spot. Also remember that documents are replaceable. Lives are not!

  • Passport
  • Credit cards
  • Insurance policies (all pages)
  • Leases
  • Deeds to your home
  • Mortgage documents (at least the first page)
  • Car loan documents
  • Birth certificates
  • Immigration documents (green cards, work permits, visa applications, etc.)

Disaster Readiness Resources