Areas that are covered

Here is an overview of the areas we'll cover in our discussion. If you're motivated and have the time to develop your own program, please feel free to use this list as a guide for your own preparations. If you need or would like help, contact me.

Please note that each topic heading below is a link that leads to another whole page of detailed information.

For how long should you prepare?

Earthquake Hazards

Fire Hazards



Medical and Sanitation

Light Sources

Shelter and heat


Tools and equipment

Storage of supplies

Special considerations

Maintaining your plan

Initial responses to fire

Initial responses to earthquake

Other Hazards

The above items related to earthquakes are more than enough for one visit, but there are a few other things you might be interested in. These are not covered in a typical visit, but if you have questions please ask.