Preparedness Resources

  • Stay Informed – Sign up for alerts, follow us on social media, bookmark local radio and TV stations, and download mobile apps.
  • Get Ready – Understand your risk to various hazards, make a plan to stay safe, build an emergency kit, and plan to stay informed as events unfold.
  • Access & Functional Needs Populations – Additional preparedness information for persons with disabilities, seniors, and others.
  • Educational Events & Exercises – Scheduled public events, exercises and evacuation drills.

Major Risks

  • Earthquake Preparedness – Practice Duck, Cover and Hold
  • Power Outages – Information about how to prepare, sign up for notifications, and what to expect
  • Tsunami Ready – Prepare now, survive during, and be safe after
  • Wildfire Readiness
    • Cal Fire recommendations for wildfire preparation, prevention, and recovery.
    • Red Flag Warning information and precautions
  • Winter Storm Ready –  Preparing for floods, mudslides, and debris flows

Additional Resources

  • Community Preparedness – Learn how to start a COPE (Citizens Organized to Prepare for Emergencies) and neighborhood watch groups.
  • Preparedness Videos – Informative videos about emergency planning, fire and earthquake safety, and helpful senior-specific tips.