We all must get better prepared for major earthquakes, and practice how to protect ourselves when they happen. The purpose of the ShakeOut is to help people and organizations do both.
The ShakeOut is made possible by generous support of several sponsors, committed organizers from many organizations, the encouragement of many others, and a growing legion of active ECA Associates throughout the state that share the ShakeOut locally.
Development and Expansion of the ShakeOut across the U.S. and internationally
The ShakeOut is a partnership of many key organizations of the Earthquake Country Alliance:
Many other government agencies, businesses, organizations, and community groups are also promoting the ShakeOut to their members and constituents.
The Earthquake Country Alliance (ECA) is a statewide "alliance of alliances" of organizations and individuals that provide earthquake information and services. Regional Alliances include:
ECA Associates are individuals who work together to coordinate activities in their county or region (including the ShakeOut), or in other ways demonstrate leadership in earthquake education and risk reduction.
More to come.