The US Geological Survey site has links to several high quality sites giving earthquake preparedness tips. It also is the place to obtain more hazard maps for the United States.
The Nevada Seismological Laboratory site has descriptions of Nevada’s hazard, and some preparedness tips. The powerpoint slides used in this talk, with annotations, are also available there.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency web site offers numerous publications, several of which can be downloaded in PDF format (designated with a *). Click on the “Mitigation” or “Preparedness” links, and scroll down to the section on earthquakes. The section on “Project Impact” also has some good case studies. The section on “FEMA for Kids” has earthquake tips as well. The following are some of the useful FEMA publications.
FEMA 46 Earthquake safety checklist
FEMA 113 Family earthquake safety home hazard hunt and drill
*FEMA 88 Guidebook for developing a school earthquake safety program
*FEMA 241 Nonstructural earthquake hazards in schools
*FEMA 240 Earthquake: what every child care provider should know
FEMA 48 Coping with children’s reactions to earthquakes and other disasters
FEMA 149 Seismic considerations – Elementary and secondary schools
FEMA 74 Reducing the risks of nonstructural earthquake damage
FEMA 253 Seismic sleuths (Curriculum ideas for 7-12)
FEMA ___ Tremor troops (Curriculum ideas for K-6)