Home Earthquake Preparedness Resources

A companion to Matt Springer's talk,
Home Preparedness in Earthquake Country

(Lots of useful information is at my Quaketips blog)

More information:

(The listing of websites here is for reference only and should not be construed as endorsements of specific companies by Matt Springer or by UCSF.  Websites are current as of the latest update of this page.)

The Epicenter  (emergency supplies, food)
Gr8Gear
  (emergency supplies, food)
Quakehold  (putty, buckles, straps)
QuakePrepare  (useful information about retrofits and QuakeTips*)
   *These QuakeTips are unrelated to my Quaketips blog; a funny coincidence revealing people thinking alike!

Hardware stores   (putty, buckles, straps)
Online sources such as Amazon.com are a good source of supplies


http://www.earthquakeauthority.com  (insurance)

http://www.abag.ca.gov/bayarea/eqmaps/ (gives you access to ground shaking and liquefaction maps for your San Francisco Bay Area local community)

https://www.citizencorps.gov/cert/  (find your local neighborhood/community disaster response organization)

"Putting Down Roots in Earthquake Country"  (a terrific extra informational resource from the US Geological Survey; the name similarity is coincidental)

http://www.earthquakecountry.info/dropcoverholdon/ (a compilation of different experts' rejection of the Triangle of Life e-mail)


Feel free to e-mail Matt Springer if you have any questions

 

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