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ShakeOut Resources

The following materials are available to you or your organization to support your participation in the ShakeOut and to promote awareness and preparedness:


Earthquake scenarios for your drill

    To aid in the development of self-led earthquake drills, we have created several earthquake scenarios for your use.


Earthquake Hazard Information - USGS Publications




Drill Manuals and Other Planning Documents

Powerpoints for leading ShakeOut Drills (Online or In-Person)
For grades K-4, grades 5-12, higher education, and all other organizations; plus a version in Spanish)

Workplaces

ShakeOut Drill Manual for Businesses (PDF)
ShakeOut Drill Manual for Non Profits and Other Organizations (PDF)
Countdown to ShakeOut for Organizations (PDF)
Benefits to Participating Businesses (PDF)
Earthquake Safety in Stores (PDF)

ResilientWorkplace.org
Seven Steps to a Resilient Workplace
Disaster Resilient Business Toolkit
QuakeSmart Community Resilience Program

Schools and Childcare

K-12 Schools Drill Planning, Educational, and Preparedness Resources
Earthquake Safety For Parents and Care Providers of Young Children and Infants (PDF)

Higher Education

Registration Guidelines and Participation Resources for Higher Education Institutions

Museums, Parks, Libraries, and other Free-Choice Learning Institutions

Guidance, coordination, and extensive resources
Great ShakeOut Earthquake Drills Toolkit for Free-choice Learning Environments
ShakeOut Flyer for Museums, Libraries, Parks (etc.)

Government

ShakeOut Drill Manual for Government Agencies and Facilities (PDF)
Options for Government Agency Participation and Outreach (PDF)

Healthcare

ShakeOut Resources for Healthcare Organizations
Includes Suggestions for having your Shakeout participation count towards Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services Emergency Preparedness Rule

People with Disabilities and Other Access or Functional Needs

Earthquake Country Alliance documents, videos, and graphics for Seniors and People with Disabilities

General

Prepare to survive and recover with the Seven Steps to Earthquake Safety
Protect yourself during an earthquake: Drop, Cover, and Hold On!
Recommended Earthquake Safety Actions (including situations when you cannot get beneath a table) (PDF | RTF)
Ready Campaign Earthquakes Page



Multimedia



Custom Flyers for each Category (PDF files)

Generic flyer for all categories



Posters | Flyers

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

Get Ready poster thumbnail.
"Get Ready to Shake Out"
PDF
Join Us poster thumbnail.
"Join Us"
PDF
Don't Freak Out poster thumbnail.
"ShakeOut. Don't Freak Out"
PDF
What To Do poster thumbnail.
"What To Do"
PDF
Protect Yourself poster thumbnail.
"Protect Yourself"
PDF



Web and Social Media Graphics

You can post ShakeOut graphics optimized for Facebook, Twitter and Instagram to encourage participation in the ShakeOut.

Get Ready ShakeOut promotional graphic.
"Get Ready to Shake Out"
PNG (1080 x 1080px)

Get Ready ShakeOut promotional graphic.
"Get Ready to Shake Out"
PNG (1200 x 630px)

Get Ready ShakeOut promotional graphic.
"Get Ready to Shake Out"
PNG (1080 x 154px)

Don't Freak Out ShakeOut promotional graphic.
"ShakeOut. Don't Freak Out"

PNG (1080 x 1080px)

Don't Freak Out ShakeOut promotional graphic.
"ShakeOut. Don't Freak Out"
PNG (1200 x 630px)

Don't Freak Out ShakeOut promotional graphic.
"ShakeOut. Don't Freak Out"
PNG (1080 x 154px)

Join Us ShakeOut promotional graphic.
"Join Us"
PNG (1080 x 1080px)

Join Us ShakeOut promotional graphic.
"Join Us"
PNG (1200 x 630px)

Join Us ShakeOut promotional graphic.
"Join Us"
PNG (1080 x 154px)




Instructions and additional resources for specific groups:










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