A full-featured Web site from the USGS. Includes extensive
mapping information as well as up-to-date earthquake
data and helpful hazard
preparedness information. A colorful collection of USGS
earthquake hazard maps have also been put on-line here.
Emergency Management Agency
The FEMA homepage with information on topics like hazard
preparedness and help
after a disaster.
Resources at UIUC
A disaster preparedness resources page courtesy of
University of Illinois Cooperative Extension Service.
Preparedness and Emergency Response Association
DERA was founded in 1962 to assist communities worldwide in
disaster preparedness, response and recovery, and to serve as a
professional association linking professionals, volunteers and
organizations active in all phases of emergency preparedness and
- On Shaky Ground
The California State University at Humboldt has put together
a helpful list of things to do during an after an earthquake.
- Earthquake Preparedness
of Bay Area Governments has assembled this listing of
earthquake preparedness and hazard mitigation resources.
- Current Southern California Earthquakes
A great resource for up-to-date information on the latest
Southern California earthquakes.
of Edinburgh - Worldwide Earthquakes
A resource for locating information on the latest
earthquakes around the world.
Earthquake Information Service - Recent Global Events
Yet another resource for locating USGS information on the
latest earthquakes around the world.
Office of Emergency Services
A page from the OES with information about the Emergency
Alert System and the Auxiliary
- Emergency Preparedness Information Exchange
This Vancouver, B.C. based resource contains information on
dealing with natural disasters in the Northwest.
of Geneva - National Hazards Mitigation Group
A resource for natural disaster hazard mitigation, from the
Department of Mineralogy at the University of Geneva,
American Red Cross
The home page of the American Red Cross.