Earthquake Preparedness During a Pandemic

Thursday, October 15, 2020 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm

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Virtual Event

USC Staff Assembly, in partnership with the Office of Fire Safety & Emergency Planning , is offering Earthquake Preparedness training to USC staff, students, and faculty.

While the pandemic is ongoing, it is important to keep yourself safe from other emergencies that can occur such as earthquakes, fires, power outages, and other emergencies that can and will occur. These emergencies and disasters can further compound the impacts of COVID-19. To help you prepare for earthquakes and other emergencies, the Office of Fire Safety & Emergency Planning is pleased to offer special training on Earthquake preparedness. As we work remotely and attend school online, the emphasis of this training will be on preparing your home and family.


  • Special Preparedness consideration under pandemic conditions
  • What to do during
  • What to do right after
  • How to secure items in the home
  • What should be in your home disaster kit, office kit, and vehicle kit
  • Special considerations for children and pets
  • How to shut off your home utilities
  • Creating a family communication plan
  • Available earthquake early warning apps

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Lecture / Talk / Workshop, Event Highlights, Health and Community Well-Being


Students, Faculty/Staff


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