Earthquake Country Alliance Calendar

ECA Bay Area Spring 2022 Workshop

Online (Zoom)

ECA Bay Area's Spring 2022 workshop featured a presentation on enhancing resilience by exercising aspects of an earthquake scenario; 2022 ECA Mini Award recipients shared updates about their projects; ECA resources and activities were highlighted; and we had open discussion for attendees to ask questions and make suggestions.

Hazard Mitigation Grants for Nonprofits

Online (Zoom)

This webinar provided an overview of the HGMP program (who is eligible, how to apply, etc.), along with an example of the process based on the successful application by the Los Angeles Foodbank. Experts discussed strategies for completing the process for nonprofit organizations of all sizes.

Free

Lessons, Lore, and Legacies of the 1992 Landers Earthquake

Online (Zoom)

This webinar, coordinated together by SCEC and the USGS, included presentations about the 1992 magnitude 7.3 Landers Earthquake and its lessons and legacies for earthquake science over the past 30 years; an overview of the emergency management response; and perspectives shared by local residents who experienced the earthquake and its impacts.

ShakeOut in Free-Choice Learning Environments: How to Host a High Magnitude Event in Your Community

Online (Zoom)

How to Host a High Magnitude ShakeOut Event in Your Community - Public education and drills are important to increasing procedural knowledge (e.g. muscle memory). FCLEs allow for cross generational learning, as these organizations educate people outside of traditional educational institutions. This critical learning can help caregivers and parents support children take the correct protective actions. This seminar covered the ShakeOut Toolkit, full of off-the-shelf resources, experiences from colleagues at other institutions who participate in ShakeOut, tips for networking with other FCLEs to promote earthquake readiness by being a part of the EPIcenter Network, and much more!

Free

Accessibility Guidance in Healthcare Settings

Online (Zoom)

This webinar presented and described the Access and Functional Needs Guidebook, developed by Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center with the intent of assisting hospital emergency preparedness managers in developing their disaster programs to meet the needs of Access and Functional Needs populations, as required by new CMS regulations.

Free

ECA Statewide Summer 2022 Online Workshop

Online (Zoom)

For the first time, all 4 ECA regions coordinated a Summer Online Workshop to share recent accomplishments and upcoming plans, along with similar reports from ECA's statewide committees. Updates on mitigation funding opportunities and resources and strategies for successful ShakeOut drills were shared, and breakout groups allowed statewide networking.

Free

Great ShakeOut Drills in Healthcare Settings

Online (Zoom)

This free webinar, co-hosted by the Great ShakeOut Earthquake Drills and Connect Consulting Services, shared how healthcare providers such as hospitals, community clinics, and dialysis centers can use ShakeOut drills to meet their CMS exercise requirements.

Free

2022 Great California ShakeOut

This year's International ShakeOut Day is October 20, when millions of people worldwide will participate in earthquake drills at work, school, or home! Join more than 9.5 million Californians by registering at ShakeOut.org/california

2022 ShakeOut SoCal Primary Media Event at Santa Monica College

1900 S. Pico Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 1900 S. Pico Blvd, Santa Monica

Earthquake Country Alliance is partnering with Santa Monica College for Southern California’s primary ShakeOut media event featuring response teams, moulage victims, triage, Ready America’s “Big Shaker” simulator, press conference, and subject matter experts.

Great Oakland ShakeOut Drill and Preparedness Fair

Fruitvale Transit Village 3340 E 12th St, Oakland

The City of Oakland is holding a ShakeOut drill at the Fruitvale Transit Village. Officials from Oakland Fire Department, the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services, the Federal Emergency Management Agency, the U.S. Geological Survey, California Earthquake Authority, and the Unity Council will talk with the public and media about the importance of earthquake safety, […]