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Albany is at risk of earthquake, but you can take steps to protect your family, home and its contents.


Nonstructural (you can do yourself)

Nonstructural Mitigation (you can do yourself):

Most injuries in an earthquake are caused by falling objects and most damage is done to the things we have inside our homes and businesses.  By securing those contents now you can reduce injury and damages.


Earthquake Home Hazard Hunt

View document (from FEMA)

Secure your water heater

Handout (from City of Albany)


Reducing the Risks of Nonstructural Earthquake Damage—A Practical Guide

View document (from FEMA)


Killer on the Loose Non-Structural Mitigation

View document (from City of Beaverton)

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