Accessibility Resources

Earthquake Country Alliance Resources

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

The following documents are available in 15 different languages, including Armenian (AM), Arabic (AR), Chinese (CH), Hindi (HI), Hmong (HM), Japanese (JA), Khmer (KH), Korean (KO), Farsi (PE), Punjabi (PU), Russian (RU), Tagalog (TA), Vietnamese (VI).

Key Earthquake Safety Accessibility Tips (2 pages)
English: PDF   Spanish: PDF   Other Languages: PDF

Recommended Earthquake Safety Actions (3 pages)
English: PDF   Spanish: PDF   Other Languages: PDF

Earthquake protective action graphics for people with mobility disabilities (For flyers, postcards, presentations, etc.)

Earthquake Protective Actions postcard in English English:

Image (PNG)

Flyer (PDF)

Earthquake Protective Actions postcard en Español Español:

Image (PNG)

Flyer (PDF)

Other Languages


ShakeOut Earthquake Safety Video Series

For Those with a Mobility Disability:

Scroll to a specific section, if you use a:

  • 0:22 Wheelchair
  • 1:22 Power wheelchair
  • 2:12 Cane or Single Crutch
  • 3:09 Double Crutches or Arm Braces
  • 4:14 Walker
  • 5:43 Rollator-Style Walker

Self-protective actions for several situations:



ECA/CVDPN Accessibility Webinar (10/6/21):
Effective Communication Before, During, and After an Earthquake or other Emergency

View the recording of this webinar that includes:

1) Communication strategies with people who are deaf or hard of hearing, and others with access/functional needs

2) Accessibility resources and guidance for Great ShakeOut Earthquake Drills.

Webinar Resources:

Other Presentations

ADA Webinar Intro Slide ECA Presentation Template
for Seniors and People with
Disabilities (PowerPoint)
ADA Webinar Intro Slide ADA National Webinar
(January 9, 2020):
Earthquake Preparedness for Everyone, Everywhere


Resources from Other Organizations