Emergency Preparedness Brochures
Shelter In Place
Putting Down Roots in Earthquake Country
This popular 32-page earthquake science and preparedness handbook was first published in 1995 by the Southern California Earthquake Center, and with the Spring 2006 update is now available in both English and Spanish. The handbook features current scientific understanding of when and where earthquakes will occur in Southern California, and how the ground will shake as a result. Updated maps of earthquakes, faults, and potential shaking are included as well as instructions on how to get information after earthquakes.
Download a pdf verison. (English)
Download a pdf verison. (Spanish)