For over 6 years, California has been participating in the Great ShakeOut, an exercise that has millions of Californians practicing a life-saving technique.
Drop, Cover and Hold On!CAL STATE FULLERTON DRILLS: Wednesday, October 15, at 7:10 PM and Thursday, October 16, at 10:10 AM, a campus-wide announcement will direct everyone to Drop, Cover and Hold On! The two-minute announcement will serve as a reminder of the importance of preparedness, especially for earthquakes.
FACULTY: Go to PREPARE.FULLERTON.EDU/GreatShakeOut for some exercises that you can do in your classrooms.
STAFF: This is a good time to see how well you and others in your office and department are prepared.
STUDENTS: Make sure you are prepared at school AND at home. Make plans for emergencies, including a mutual out-of-state phone contact for all members of your family to call when local calls cannot be made.
Drop Cover and Hold On
WANT A CAREER IN HELPING OTHERS?
The Red Cross is an internationally recognized relief agency. Watch this video to see the tremendous work they do, as seen in the 2010 earthquake in Haiti. 8 minutes long and worth every minute -- great video to show students who want to work for relief agencies, too.
FOLLOW US ON FACEBOOK! www.facebook.com/prepareCSUF
have been recognized as a vital part of keeping the campus community abreast of emergency events. Make sure you look at your information (especially email and phone information) and keep it up to date.
Events that remind us to prepare:
What Hurricane Sandy has taught us.
I AM A DISASTER SERVICE WORKER! And so are YOU!
Watch this video to learn what it means to be a Disaster Service Worker (ALL state employees are!) and what you may be called upon to do during a disaster.
GAS PIPELINE INFORMATION: See this document from the Gas Company regarding Gas Pipeline Safety.
HOMELAND SECURITY INFORMATION
The Department of Homeland Security has developed a National Terrorism Advisory System to effectively communicate information about terrorist threats.
Click HERE to go to their site that lists the current national threat level.Here are some tips for your response to these levels at CSUF.
This site has been updated with lots of information to help us prepare for any disaster. There is still much to be completed, but if you don't see something you need, please contact the Emergency Management Coordinator. Thanks!