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California ShakeOut Media Resources

Calendar and Media Venues List
Media Advisories and News Coverage
Media Kit and Other Resources
What to do During an Earthquake
Graphics
Multimedia



Calendar and Media Venues List

ShakeOut Media Venues: Events open for media to attend for news coverage

ShakeOut Calendar: Events open for public participation



Media Advisories


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ShakeOut News Coverage



Media Kit and Other Resources:

2012 California ShakeOut Media Kit (PDF)

Several descriptions about ShakeOut, of different lengths for newsletters, webpages, and social media (Word, 120 KB)

2012 California ShakeOut Messaging Packet (Created by FEMA, Word). Includes suggested content for webpages, newsletters, press releases, facebook, twitter, and other messages.

Official Great California ShakeOut facebook page (please share posts and feel free to copy/adapt in your social media)

Official Great California ShakeOut twitter handle (please retweet posts and feel free to copy/adapt in your social media)

Countdown to ShakeOut for Organizations (PDF)

Frequently Asked Questions

History and Development of the ShakeOut (Online | PDF)



Information about what to do during an earthquake (and more):

Special Report on Why Drop, Cover, and Hold On is recommended

Recommended Earthquake Safety Actions (including situations when you cannot get beneath a table) (PDF | RTF)

Earthquake Preparedness Guide for People with Disabilities and Other Access or Functional Needs (8 pages) (PDF | RTF)

Key Earthquake Safety Tips for People with Disabilities and Other Access or Functional Needs (2 pages) (PDF | RTF)

www.dropcoverholdon.org (includes "Beat the Quake" game and additional information




ShakeOut Get Ready Banner

Graphics:

ShakeOut logos, 'Drop, Cover, and Hold On' artwork in multiple languages, and more.

ShakeOut web banners (several varieties and sizes) and facebook timeline images



Multimedia

Audio and Video "Drill Broadcast" recordings (in English and Spanish) have been created to provide instructions during your Drop, Cover, Hold On drill.

Videos useful for understanding or promoting the ShakeOut.






LEARN MORE

While we can not stop a huge earthquake from occurring, we can be prepared. Learn more about earthquake safety and how you can get prepared at the following sites:

Drop, Cover, and Hold On

ShakeOut: How to Participate

Putting Down Roots in Earthquake Country

Terremotos.org

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©2014 SCEC Southern California Earthquake Center @ USC
The Great California ShakeOut Step 1: Secure it now! Step 2: Make a plan Step 3: Make disaster kits Step 4: Is your place safe? Step 5: Drop, Cover, and Hold On Step 6: Check it out! Step 7: Communicate and recover!