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					     EARTHQUAKE VIDEOS & DVDs
                A listing of videos available at the Justice Institute Library

    V1466        Academic Aftershocks: January 17, 1995, One Year After the Northridge
E                Earthquake: California State University, Northridge (video, 46 minutes)

A                A wide ranging documentary presentation of the damage caused and the institutional
                 response of the California State University--Northridge to the 1994 Northridge earthquake.
R                 Included are statements from administrators, faculty, and students. Particular emphasis
                 is placed on the damage to facilities and equipment. It also deals with hazards to people
T                from damaged buildings, lack of planning, hazardous materials, and complaints about the
                 lack of appropriate procedures for emergency situations.
H                (QE 535.2 C18 A33 1995)
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    V2000        Are You Ready? A Plan for How to Survive a Natural Catastrophe
U                (video, 23 minutes)
A                We live in an area which is subject to natural disasters: volcanoes, earthquakes and
                 tsunamis. Shell Busey shows the viewer how to plan for and survive a natural
K                catastrophe. (CHEK TV) (HV 551.2 A748 1998)
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    V890         Before It’s Too Late: A School Planning and Instructional Package for Minimizing
                 Earthquake Damage (video, 18 minutes)
V                Designed to promote awareness of the earthquake threat and stimulate preparedness,
                 this video focuses on three aspects of school earthquake management which are not
I                covered by current California legislation and not often considered by school planners: 1.
D                Nonstructural hazards (threat posed by large plate glass windows, improperly stored
                 chemicals, and unsecured furnishings); 2. Disaster response (some of the deficiencies of
E                a typical school plan); 3. Emotional trauma (issues crucial to emotional preparedness).
                 (UCLA Extension -- School Earthquake Management Program - Los Angeles)
O                (QE 539 B445 1989)
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    V2036        The Big One at 1 (video, 30 minutes)
                 This video was designed to raise the public’s awareness of the effect of an earthquake in
&                the Greater Victoria area so that they will become better prepared. (Victoria, B.C.:
                 Provincial Emergency Program) (QE 539.2 S34 B536 1998)

D   V1066        Born of Fire (video, 60 minutes)
                 National Geographic cameras travel to Iceland, Africa, Japan, California and Greece to
V                record how the huge plates of the earth’s crust crash together, pull apart, and override
D                each other, causing ground-shattering earthquakes and volcanic eruptions. (National
                 Geographic Society) (QE 511.4 B674 1987) (Also available on DVD. Program one on
s                D969 Amazing Planet.)




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D645    Cascadia: The Hidden Fire (DVD, 60 minutes)
        Uses earthquake survivors’ accounts and interviews with experts to uncover the
        significant earthquake dangers that are unique to Cascadia, the region that surrounds the
        Cascade mountain range, extending from southern British Columbia to northern
        California. Discusses the effects of previous earthquakes in the region, including the
        1964 Alaska earthquake and the 2001 Nisqually Quake. (Global Net Productions Inc.)
        (QE 535.2 U6 C37 2004)

V1854   Critical Time: Earthquake Response Planning for Schools (video, 14 minutes)
        This video is based on the California Experience of earthquake planning for schools. It
        discusses what schools should think about when planning a response to earthquakes. It
        includes many good suggestions and “lessons learned” from past earthquakes. (Federal
        Emergency Management Agency) (QE 539.2 S34 C758 1994)


V2460   Disaster Recovery Earthquake Video (video, 17 minutes)
        Earthquake footage compiled for contingency and disaster recovery
        planners. A chronology of devastation, destruction and loss of property,
        this video is filled with facts and statistics. Features footage of famous
        earthquakes, such as the 1995 Kobe, Japan, earthquake, the Los
        Angeles quake of 1994, the San Francisco earthquake and others.
        (Disaster Recovery Journal) (HV 599 D587 1998)

V1270   Earthquake (video, 41 minutes)
        This is a five-part series that was originally broadcast on the CBC Evening News on
        March 7-11, 1994. It shows what damage a large earthquake can do, and then shows
        how to protect oneself at home, at school, at the office and outside. (Canadian
        Broadcasting Corporation, Vancouver, B.C.) (QE 534.2 E2774 1994)

V1995   Earthquake! (video, 28 minutes)
        This video documents the events of the San Fernando earthquake that occured on
        February 9, 1971. Response and recovery issues are discussed in detail. (United States
        Department of Defense) (HV 600 1971 C184 1971)

V885    An Earthquake at Work: BEEP’s People Plan (video, 17 minutes)
        Discusses BEEP, the BC Tel Employee Emergency Preparedness Program, which
        includes ways for employees to be prepared for earthquakes at work. Describes the
        drop, cover and hold technique in a variety of settings and shows building reinforcement
        and office arrangement to reduce risk from falling objects. Stresses the importance of
        training employee response teams in emergency procedures. (B.C. Tel Media Resources
        Centre) (QE 539 E278 1991)

V813    Earthquake: Being Prepared at Home & School (video, 10 minutes)
        Aimed at school students, this video stresses the importance of planning for an
        emergency. It looks at what we can all do before, during, and after an earthquake to
        ensure our family’s safety. (Source Media - Coquitlam) (QE 539 E2773 1991)

V1217   Earthquake! Do Something! (video, 13 minutes)
        This program contains safety messages stressing family emergency planning, safety
        during an earthquake, and how to deal with injuries and damage. It uses ethnically
        diverse actors and shows urban and rural settings. (American Red Cross, Washington,
        D.C.) (QE 534.2 E247 1992)


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V1134   Earthquake II: You Can Survive! (video, 21 minutes)
        This program teaches children in kindergarten through fifth grade the following: what an
        earthquake is, that an earthquake can happen anytime or anywhere, what to expect, how
        to prepare, what to do during an earthquake, and what to do after an earthquake. It
        attempts to dispel some of the myths surrounding earthquakes and alleviate students’
        unwarranted fears about earthquakes. (American Red Cross, Knox County Chapter -
        Vincent, Indiana) (QE 534.2 E278 1992)

V2738   Earthquake Preparedness: Are You Ready? (video, 10 minutes)
        Discusses the risk of earthquakes in B.C., how to prepare for them, and steps to follow in
        their event. Focusses on buildings--what to do in and around buildings and how to exit
        and re-enter. (B.C. Buildings Corporation) (QE 539 E2774 2002)

V1039   Earthquake Preparedness Training for Businesses (video, 8 minutes)
        This employee training kit is designed to help trainers, administrators or planners set up
        an earthquake preparedness training program for their staff. It includes a video, 39
        slides, and instructor’s guide. (Bay Area Regional Earthquake Preparedness Project -
        Oakland) (QE 539 E268 1990 - Oversize)

V1167   Earthquake Preparedness: What Every Childcare Provider Should Know
        (video, 22 minutes)
        This program provides tips on stocking emergency supplies, securing non-structural items
        to prevent injury, dealing with parents, conducting drills, and talking to children about
        earthquakes. The video explains what to do during and after an earthquake, including
        checking children for injuries, surveying for damage and leaking gas, reassuring
        frightened children, and evacuating damaged buildings. It also discusses children’s
        reactions to earthquakes and provides a list of state and local resources for further
        information. (Association of Bay Area Governments - San Francisco, Calif.)
        (QE 534.2 E278 1993)

V1323   The Earthquake Zone (video, 46 minutes)
        Follows a simulation of an earthquake through the eyes of two families. One lives in a
        community prepared for a disaster, and the other lives in isolation. Demonstrates the
        value of a community-based earthquake preparedness program. (Rogers
        Communication-Vancouver, B.C.) (QE 534.2 E428 1994)

V2516   Earthquakes (video, 20 minutes)
        Documentary footage of the aftereffects of earthquakes in various areas of the world
        serves to underline the vulnerability of urban centres. Defines earthquake and discusses
        types of earthquake waves (primary, secondary, longitudinal); explains the Richter and
        Mercalli scales; suggests creation of earthquake prediction programs to detect
        earthquake precursorial signals. (International Tele-Film) (QE 534.2 E273 1989)

V1994   Earthquakes & Schools: Building Schools to Withstand Earthquakes
        (video, 16 minutes)
        This video reviews the development of the earthquake resistant design standards for
        schools in California. Basic engineering design is explained and reviewed. The potential
        role of schools during disasters is also discussed. (Federal Emergency Management
        Agency) (TH 1095 E277 1994)




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V488    Earthquakes in Canada (video, 15 minutes)
        This video looks at the risk of earthquakes in Canada, describing the causes and
        suggesting protective measures to be taken in advance of, and during earthquakes.
        (Ministry of Energy, Mines, and Resources - Ottawa) (QE 535.2 E273 1987)

V1491   Effects of Earthquakes on Building Contents (video, 6 minutes)
        Shows the effects of building contents and non-structural elements during low and high
        intensity shaking simulated by an earthquake shake table. The emphasis is on the
        importance of restraining non-structural elements such as bookcases, computers and
        other heavy objects to prevent injury and reduce property loss. (University of Southern
        California) (QE 539.2 S34 E344 1991)

V700    Five Stages of Rescue (video, 10 minutes)
        Summarizes and illustrates rescue activities following an earthquake. The program
        progresses from surveying the site and dealing with surface casualties through locating
        and removing lightly injured victims, exploring likely survival points, to removing debris,
        both selectively and systematically. (Alberta Public Safety Services - Edmonton)
        (HV 553 F588 1989)

V1346   The Great Quake Hazard Hunt (video, 25 minutes)
        Gives a brief description of the cause of earthquakes and shows elementary school
        students how to prepare for an earthquake at school and at home. (Surrey, B.C.:
        Schoolmate Comfort Kits) (QE 534.2 G746 1990)

V1146   How to Prepare for Earthquakes: An Earthquake Safety Videotape Designed
        Especially for Persons with Developmental Disabilities (video, 8 minutes)
        Topics covered include: what an earthquake looks like; earthquake proofing your home
        or workplace; storing emergency supplies; conducting drills; the “drop, cover and hold”
        reaction technique; what if you are outside or in a vehicle; staying calm; and post-quake
        recovery. (Palo Alto, Calif.: Advocate Films) (QE 534.2 H686 1992)


V2111   Is Your Home Earthquake Resistant? (video, 25 minutes)
        This program gives a background to the earthquake situation in B.C. and gives detailed
        information on how to protect one’s home. Experts show actions that must be taken to
        improve a home’s changes of surviving an earthquake. Topics include: seismic upgrade,
        bolting the house to the foundations, how to reinforce walls, earthquake preparedness
        kits, and how to shut off the gas supply. (CHMC)(TA 658.44 I886 1998)


V1185   It Wasn’t the Big One: S.F. Dept. of Public Works’ Response to the 1989
        Earthquake (video, 42 minutes)
        This is an archival piece which describes the emergency response effort by the San
        Francisco Dept. of Public Works to the Loma Prieta earthquake in 1989. It is a teaching
        tool and a historical recollection of the earthquake. (San Francisco: Dept. of Public
        Works) (QE 535.2 C18 I88 1993)




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V1129   Karen: After the Earthquake (video, 30 minutes)
        This program shows how Karen, a woman in a wheelchair, spent a year after the Loma
        Prieta earthquake modifying her home to make it safer in the event of another
        earthquake. She guides the viewer from room to room, sharing what she has done to
        identify risks and to modify and adapt all the potential hazards that threaten her. She also
        identifies the resources she used to mitigate these hazards. (California State University --
        Instructional Media Center - Hayward, CA) (QE 534.2 K274 1993)


V1424   Kobe Earthquake of January 17, 1995 (video, 46 minutes)
        Based on a technical briefing organized by the EERI in the aftermath of the Kobe
        earthquake. The video covers such topics as seismology and ground motions, and
        provides detailed observations on structural failure of buildings, highways, and bridges;
        damage to ports and harbours; performance of lifeline systems and transportation; fires;
        emergency response; and, societal impacts. (Earthquake Engineering Research
        Institute) (QE 537.2 J3 K624 1995)

V1632   Living with the Earth: The Loma Prieta Earthquake (video, 29 minutes)
        Documents this 1989 quake in California with footage of effects on San Francisco as well
        as towns near the epicentre in the Santa Cruz mountains. Details the role of geologists in
        predicting, measuring and analyzing such earth movements. Also discusses damage
        surveying and human reactions to such natural disasters. (Magic Lantern
        Communications) (QC 535.2 C18 L584 1992)

V942    Loma Prieta Earthquake (video, 22 minutes)
        This program examines the I-880 Cypress Street Viaduct and the Bay Bridge collapse
        resulting from the October 17 earthquake. It details the collapse, rescue attempts,
        demolition and repair of the structure. Dispatch tapes are the audio background.
        (California Highway Patrol Academy TV Services - West Sacramento)
        (QE 539 C12 L646 1990)

V898    Make Yourself a Promise: Earthquake Preparedness for Yourself and Your
        Community (video, 27 minutes)
        This is a practical video guide to earthquake preparedness techniques for the individual
        and the community, with a particular focus on the needs of vulnerable populations, the
        elderly and the disabled. It discusses preparing an emergency kit; making your
        home/workplace earthquake safe; and organizing a neighbourhood response plan.
        (TODCO - San Francisco) (QE 539 M238 1990)

V1441   Northridge Earthquake of January 17, 1994 (video, 55 minutes)
        One of the briefings that the EERI organized after the Northridge quake based on field
        investigations and observations by the reconnaissance team. This video includes
        presentations by team members, original slides and live footage. It encompasses
        seismology and geology, strong ground motion, geotechnical issues, performance of
        structures and lifelines, nonstructural failures, social impacts and emergency response.
        (Earthquake Engineering Research Institute) (QE 535.2 C18 N673 1994)




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V1509   On Shaky Ground (video, 57 minutes)
        The setting for this info-drama is 26 hours after an earthquake has struck Vancouver.
        Using footage of Canatex 2, the Canadian emergency response exercise, the program
        simulates the effects that a major quake would have on the Lower Mainland. The aim of
        the program is to make Canadians more aware of the realities of an earthquake, promote
        better preparedness and provide viewers with necessary tools to survive. (Shockwave
        Productions) (QE 539.2 S34 O574 1996)

V1168   An Ounce of Prevention: Strengthening Your Wood Frame House for Earthquake
        Safety (video, 25 minutes)
        This program illustrates basic retrofit techniques for single - family, wood-frame
        structures. In particular, it demonstrates simple and effective techniques for bolting a sill
        plate to a foundation, installing blocking at a sill plate, and bracing cripple walls and a hot
        water heater to prevent them from collapsing during a quake. The information is
        presented in easily understood terms and is designed to aid owners of older homes who
        are interested in minimizing damage caused by earthquakes. (Association of Bay Area
        Governments - San Francisco, Calif.) (QE 534.2 O856 1993)


D646    Personal Survival Kit for Earthquakes and Other Disasters (DVD, 27 minutes)
        This program covers how to prepare yourself, your family, your home and belongings, and
        your neighborhood in the event of disaster. It features top emergency preparedness
        experts as well as personal stories from homeowners who survived major earthquakes. It
        discusses how to make a survival kit and plan for what to do when disaster strikes,
        whether you are at home, work, school or in your car. (Global Net Productions Inc.)
        (QE 535.2 U6 P477 2004)


V1657   Plate Dynamics (video, 28 minutes)
        This program explores plate dynamics in detail. Much is still unknown about tectonic
        movements that has produced land masses billions of years ago. (Corporation for
        Community College Television) (QE 511.4 P523 1992)

V2519   Plate Tectonics (video, 21 minutes)
        Examines the mechanics and theory of plate tectonic activity encountered at plate
        boundaries/zones where earthquakes, volcanoes, faults, rifts, and rising mountain ranges
        are created. Topics include: various plates (Oceanic, Eurasian), pillow lava, rifting event,
        subduction, Pacific ring of fire, differences in oceanic and continental volcanism,
        core/mantle convection. (International Tele-Film) (QE 511.4 P56 1989)

V1633   Plate Tectonics, A Revolution in the Earth Sciences (video, 30 minutes)
        This program uses animation and visits to sites such as the Alps and active volcano areas
        to explain the theory of plate tectonics and show how scientists measure the actual
        movement of the earth’s surface. (KRMA-TV) (QE 511.4 P528 1985)

V2514   Predicting Earthquakes & Volcanoes (video, 23 minutes)
        Objective of accurate forecasting is for peoples to live with volcanoes in conditions of
        maximum safety. Focusses on the preventive actions scientists, governments and
        peoples can take to minimize the effects of these natural disasters. Explores techniques
        used in predicting volcanic eruptions: gathering data by surveying the movement of the
        earth’s crust, monitoring seismic installations, and investing in research and
        observatories. (International Tele-Film) (QE 538.8 P74 1989)




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V1965   Quake Hunters (video, 45 minutes)
        A documentary, which aired on CBC’s Witness, presents a case for the likelihood of a
        major quake hitting southwestern British Columbia. Computer animation shows the
        movement of plates on the West Coast and how it can cause earthquakes. Scientists
        studying tree rings, aboriginal legends, and records of tidal wave damage have pinpointed
        the time of the last major earthquake to have hit southwestern British Columbia at
        January 1700. Footage from the Kobe quake of 1995 shows the devastation, but also
        gives important information on earthquake resistant design and modern emergency
        management procedures. (CBC International Sales)
        (QE 535.2 C26 Q234 1998)

V1247   Quakesafe: A Guide to Earthquake Survival (video, 9 minutes)
        We follow a family as they go through the basic steps of earthquake preparation and see
        what to do before, during and after an earthquake strikes. (Canadian Red Cross, British
        Columbia - Yukon Division, Burnaby, B.C.) (QE 534.2 Q234 1994)

V1853   Reducing Nonstructural Earthquake Damage: A Practical Guide for Schools
        (video, 14 minutes)
        Reviews the basic non-structural areas in schools that need to be reviewed when
        developing an earthquake plan. Examples are shown in all the areas of high risk, such as
        chemistry labs, filing cabinets and windows. (Federal Emergency Management Agency)
        (QE 539.2 S34 R435 1994)

V2344   Resisting the Forces of Earthquakes (video, 20 minutes)
        In this video the focus is on the roles that framers and inspectors play in protecting
        framed buildings from earthquake damage. Connecting structural components together
        to create a continuous load path is the key to preventing earthquake damage. This
        program discusses load paths and methods of constructing earthquake-safe wooden
        structures. (Earthquake Engineering Research Institute) (QE 539.2 S34 R484 1999)

V1463   San Francisco Earthquake (video, 5 minutes)
        Shows the aftermath of the Loma Prieta earthquake on the Pacific Bell-Oakland
        building. Footage includes effects on office areas, equipment rooms and building
        structural damage. (B.C. Tel Media Resources Centre) (QE 535.2 C12 S254 1989)

D864    Shock/Wave: Surviving North America's Biggest Disaster (DVD, 89 minutes)
        Investigates the impending earthquake/tsunami predicted to hit the Pacific Northwest.
        The Cascadia Subduction Zone is a crack in the ocean floor from California to British
        Columbia. It is nearly identical to the fault that ruptured off Sumatra in 2004, triggering a
        tsunami that killed 225,000 people. Five major cities (Vancouver, Victoria, Seattle,
        Portland and Sacremento) plus hundreds of small towns along a thousand kilometers of
        coastline will be heavily damaged. This documentary, detailed with state of the art
        computer animation, visits scientists who are creating new disaster survival plans based
        on what they have learned from the Sumatran disaster. (Filmwest Associates)
        (GC 222 P23 S467 2008)




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V839     The Silent Quake (video, 40 minutes)
         This video discusses earthquake preparedness in the home. It includes preparations and
         precautions that individuals should consider before, during and after an earthquake. The
         program was produced with the deaf and hearing impaired in mind and explains the
         procedures that one should apply in three dimensions, such as sign language, voice and
         video screen captions. (American Red Cross, Los Angeles Chapter)
         (QE 539 S546 1987)

V2339    Stand Up to The Quake: Get Your Home in Shape (video, 17 minutes)
         This video describes the process for structural earthquake retrofitting of residential
         housing. It provides viewers with helpful hints on how to do the work themselves and
         suggests the type of work a qualified contractor would provide. (Association of Bay Area
         Governments) (QE 539.2 S34 S726 1999)

V598     Surviving the Big One: How to Prepare for a Major Earthquake
         (video, 58 minutes)
         Los Angeles City firefighter and earthquake preparedness expert, Henry Johnson, visits
         major earthquake sites from California to Alaska and shows how the key to survival is
         knowing what to do before, during, and after a major quake. (KCET Video -Los Angeles)
         (QE 539 S873 1989)

V1194,   Technical Briefing: Loma Prieta Earthquake of October 1989
V1195    (video, 67 minutes)
         V1194 is a 57 minute video featuring presentations by EERI and NAS reconnaissance
         team members on seismology, geotechnical issues, lifelines, building performance and
         emergency response. V1195 is a 10 minute edited version designed for non-technical
         audiences to explain the earthquake and range of impacts. Both versions contain live
         footage of the October 1989 earthquake. (Earthquake Engineering Research Institute,
         Oakland, California) (QE 535.2 C12 T423 1989


V568     Tsunami (video, 23 minutes)
         Dramatises the event of a tsunami-generating earthquake in the Pacific Northwest,
         illustrating the scenario for emergency warning systems. Provides guidelines for the
         public in protecting life and property. (Provincial Emergency Program - Victoria)
         (GC 222 C26 T785 1987)

V1459    The Wake Up Call: Southern California Earthquake (video, 51 minutes)
         Highlights several issues that posed special challenges to the Red Cross during the relief
         efforts following the January 17, 1994 Northridge earthquake and shows several new
         concepts integral to Disaster Services Revitalization. Topics include sheltering and
         feeding following an earthquake, the Disaster Welfare Inquiry Hub in Las Vegas, disaster
         mental health services for clients and workers, the coordination of logistics with gifts-in-
         kind, the flexibility of the “mega” service center and the Yellow Processing Center.
         (Washington, D.C., American Red Cross) (HV 555 U62 C183 1994)




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V1981          Where Terranes Collide (video, 26 minutes)
               While tracing the processes that formed the Canadian Cordillera, the video explains
               several concepts of geology, including: plate tectonics, terranes, superterranes, melange,
               thrust faults and erratics. On the breakup of the supercontinent, North America and the
               other continents were formed. Later, the Intermontain and Insular superterranes were
               pushed into the North American plate by the collision and subduction of the Juan de Fuca
               plate. The program explains: the formation of the Coastal Range and Rocky Mountains;
               how erosion by water and ice sheets have shaped the land; and how the processes are
               continuing, as shown by volcanoes and earthquakes. (Quadra Productions)
               (QE 185 W447 1992)

V891           While There’s Still Time: Preparing Your School for an Earthquake
               (video, 15 minutes)
               Designed to promote earthquake preparedness in schools, this video focusses on
               earthquake drills in 3 schools. It covers earthquake drill development and
               implementation, which includes preparing children, parents and teachers to physically and
               emotionally cope with earthquakes. (UCLA Extension--School Earthquake Management
               Program - Los Angeles) (QE 539 W457 1990)

V858           Yogi Bear Earthquake Preparedness (video, 5 minutes)
               “Spokesbear” Yogi tells kids what they can do before, during and after an earthquake to
               be prepared and keep safe. (No longer in production) (QE 539 Y633 1988)




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