This page provides videos about the Shakeout and preparedness. For ShakeOut drill broadcast videos, go to the drill broadcast page.
ShakeOut Public Service Announcements
Central US ShakeOut PSA (April 28, 2011 ShakeOut) Encouragement to participate in the 2013 ShakeOut.
Central US ShakeOut PSA (April 28, 2011 ShakeOut) Overview of the New Madrid earthquakes in 1811-1812 and encouragement to participate in the ShakeOut
Central US ShakeOut PSA (April 28, 2011 ShakeOut): Version 2 Overview of the New Madrid earthquakes in 1811-1812 and encouragement to participate in the ShakeOut
During Earthquakes: Drop, Cover, and Hold On
Central US ShakeOut Drop, Cover, and Hold On Video: Shows a "Drop, Cover, and Hold On" drill in action and talks about why this is the recommended method for protecting yourself during an earthquake.
Drop, Cover, and Hold On Safety in Schools: An in-depth video detailing one Missouri school’s comprehensive approach to earthquake preparedness, including information about earthquake risks associated with the New Madrid Seismic Zone. Video Provided courtesy Missouri State Emergency Management Agency.
New Madrid Earthquake Bicentennial
The New Madrid Bicentennial Overview: Jim Wilkinson, Executive Director of the Central U.S. Earthquake Consortium, describes the New Madrid Bicentennial and associated events. Video provided courtesy US Geological Survey
Effects of the 1811-12 New Madrid Earthquakes: Dr. Kent Moran, Research Associate with the Center for Earthquake Research and Information, discusses the 1811-1812 New Madrid earthquake sequence and their effects on the landscape. Video provided courtesy US Geological Survey
Missouri Dept. of Natural Resources video encouraging all Missourians and residents in the central U.S. to participate in the Great Central U.S. ShakeOut.
Missourians learn how to protect themselves, their families, homes and businesses in case of an earthquake. This video, which features FEMA Administrator Craig Fugate, includes information about the New Madrid Seismic Zone, what can be done to prepare in advance of an earthquake, and ideas about what conditions could be like after a major earthquake.
Join South Carolina Emergency Management Department for one of the largest earthquake drills in the United States, The Great Central US ShakeOut. This video describes the earthquake risk in South Carolina.
A short video with tips on how to prepare yourself, your family and your home for an earthquake, produced by the South Carolina Emergency Management Department
ShakeOut, Don't Freak Out! (Georgia)
Would you know how to respond if an earthquake shook the state? Ready Georgia from GEMA reminds you that the best way to arm yourself and your family is through practice. A great place to start is to sign up to participate in The Great Central U.S. Shakeout. On February 7, 2013, at 10:15 a.m. wherever you are -- at home, at work, at school, anywhere -- you should "Drop, Cover and Hold On."
KAIT 8 (Jonesboro, Arkansas) news story: Disaster preparations take more than just talk