New: Earthquake Preparedness Fact Sheet Now in Spanish


Check out this new Spanish-language fact sheet published by FEMA to help raise awareness about the need to prepare financially for earthquakes: LOS TERREMOTOS PUEDEN VACIAR SU CUENTA BANCARIA

The Earthquakes Can Drain Your Bank Account fact sheet (English) was developed by the FEMA Region 9 earthquake insurance team and translated into Spanish courtesy of FEMA Region 10. You’ll find both versions in the Featured Outreach Products section of the Insure Against Earthquakes hub, along with many other free resources that you can use in your next public outreach and education event or social media campaign.

Earthquake Insurance & Preparedness Video: Now with ASL!

Excerpt of the video, showing quick-draw illustrations and ASL translator.

CREW, with our partner CUSEC, produced a 3-minute quick-draw video that can be used in public preparedness campaigns to help educate people about earthquake insurance and other steps they can take to prepare financially for earthquakes. We’re pleased to announce that this video is now available with an American Sign Language (ASL) translation, curtesy of FEMA Region 10.

The new ASL version is part of a suite of videos that you can view, share, and download for free: Incorporate them into your preparedness outreach messages to help spread the word about what people can do today to improve the strength and speed of their recovery after a damaging earthquake.

All of the videos are available in both English and Spanish, with closed captioning: