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ShakeOut Resources

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The materials on this page are available to you or your organization to support your participation in the ShakeOut and to promote awareness and preparedness.


Drill Manuals and Other Planning Documents

While originally created for the California ShakeOut, these documents can be used for Oregon as well.

ShakeOut Drill Manual for K-12 Schools (PDF)
ShakeOut Drill Manual for Businesses (792 KB PDF)
ShakeOut Drill Manual for Non Profits and Other Organizations (PDF)
ShakeOut Drill Manual for Government Agencies and Facilities (PDF)

Countdown to ShakeOut for Organizations (PDF)

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

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

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


Multimedia

Audio and Video "Drill Broadcast" recordings created to provide instructions during your Drop, Cover, Hold On drill.

Additional Videos from California that may be useful for understanding or promoting the ShakeOut.

Earthquake and Tsunami Preparedness - Kindergarten - Grade 2

Earthquake and Tsunami Preparedness - Grade 3 - 5

Earthquake and Tsunami Preparedness - Grade 6 - 12


Posters/Flyers

Download these PDF files that can be printed at 8.5x11 as flyers, or printed larger as posters.

poster get ready
"Get Ready to ShakeOut"
Color (PDF)
Black & White (PDF)
poster join us
"Join Us"
Color (PDF)
Black & White (PDF)
poster don't freak out
"ShakeOut. Don't Freak Out."
Color (PDF)
Black & White (PDF)

poster get ready frame
"Get Ready to ShakeOut"
Color (PDF)
poster join us frame
"Join Us"
Color (PDF)
poster dont freak out frame
"ShakeOut. Don't Freak Out."
Color (PDF)

poster what to do
"Drop, Cover, Hold on"
What To Do (PDF)
poster protect youself
"Drop, Cover, Hold on"
Protect Yourself (PDF)

    Custom Flyers for each Category (PDF files)

Individuals and Families
Childcare and Preschool
K-12 Schools and Districts
Youth Organizations
Colleges and Universities
Tribes
Federal Government
State Government
Local Government
Neighborhood Groups
Businesses
Healthcare

Senior Facilities/Communities
Disability/AFN Organizations
Non-Profit Organizations
Preparedness Organizations
Faith-based Organizations
Museums, Libraries, Parks, etc.
Volunteer/Service Clubs
Animal Shelter/Service Providers/
Agriculture/Livestock
Volunteer Radio Groups
Science/Engineering Organizations
Media Organizations

Generic flyer for all categories



Web Banners

banner get ready 120

You can place a ShakeOut web banner on your web page to encourage participation in the ShakeOut.


Educational Resources

NEW! Earthquake Resources Organized by the Network for Earthquake Engineering Simulation (NEES)

  • Topics include: What causes earthquakes, how to structures respond, how are tsunamis formed, and more
  • Resources include: videos and animations, games, coloring pages/books, photo galleries, maps, posters, and much more

Additional educational resources in the Schools Section


Suggested ShakeOut Descriptions For Newsletters, Web Pages, etc.

Multiple descriptions of different lengths in a single Word document. (50 KB)



Sample Resolution Draft

Download a sample draft resolution of intent to participate, as a Word document (33 KB)


©2014 SCEC Southern California Earthquake Center @ USC
The Great Oregon 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!