SANTA ANA, Calif. – This morning, a 5.5 magnitude earthquake hit Mexico City. The American Red Cross reminds Californians that an earthquake can happen at any time without warning. While there is no way to know when the next earthquake will hit, you can prepare for one. Here are some helpful tips:
When the shaking begins
After the shaking stops
The Red Cross provides many classes and resources to help you plan ahead.
Disaster preparedness is not just for families. It is important for businesses, community organizations, neighborhood associations and other groups to know what do after a earthquake occurs.
To schedule a free class and learn how to prepare for an earthquake or other disaster, please contact Monica Ruzich at (714) 481-5329 or firstname.lastname@example.org
About the American Red Cross:
The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies about 40 percent of the nation's blood; teaches skills that save lives; provides international humanitarian aid; and supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a not-for-profit organization that depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission. For more information, please visit redcross.org or join our blog at http://blog.redcross.org.