World Tsunami Awareness Day 2023: Fighting Inequality for a Resilient Future

World Tsunami Awareness Day: 5 November

The theme of this year’s World Tsunami Awareness Day (November 5) focuses attention not only on preparing coastal communities for tsunami, but also on the need to fight the inequalities that leave some people more exposed and vulnerable to the hazard and less able to recover from disasters.

Ready to ShakeOut on October 19?

Get Ready to ShakeOut poster: October 19, 2023; register:

This year’s international ShakeOut drill is October 19 at 10:19 AM (local time). After organizing your own drill, be sure to help get the word out to others in your network:

Find Free ShakeOut Messaging Resources

ShakeOut is an opportunity to practice earthquake safety annually with millions of people across the world. It’s also the perfect occasion to raise awareness and encourage everyone in earthquake country to prepare—not only for the moment the earth shakes, but for their own recovery afterwards:

Check out and share CREW’s Ready to Recover Podcasts at to explore disaster planning and recovery topics, including earthquake insurance and federal disaster loans. Ready to Recover podcasts can also be accessed through podcast apps: Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Amazon Music, and Google Podcasts.