Prepare your home and family for the next big quake before it happens

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Monday, December 28, 2015

You can't predict when an earthquake will strike. Take steps now to prepare yourself and your family -- before the next damaging earthquake. You'll be glad you did!

Seven Steps to Earthquake Safety

Download the Seven Steps to Earthquake Safety PDF

Practice Drop, Cover and Hold On

If an earthquake happened tomorrow, would you know what to do to protect yourself?

Practice Drop! Cover! and Hold On! during The Great California ShakeOut earthquake drill. Join this annual worldwide earthquake drill practiced by millions of people every third Thursday of October.

Reinforce your house (and get a CEA policy premium discount!)

Is your house strong enough to survive a damaging earthquake? Learn how to strengthen your house to help reduce the risk of damage. California Earthquake Authority (CEA) currently offers policyholders a 5 percent discount for qualifying retrofitted houses.

But starting January 1, 2016, CEA will be offering a policy discount of up to 20 percent if you have a qualified seismic retrofit.