Resources & Links

CDC Emergency Preparedness & Response – preparedness information for specific types of emergencies; personal preparedness, preparedness for businesses and healthcare facilities; state, local and national preparedness resources.

Collaborating Agencies Responding to Disasters (CARD) – provides emergency preparedness and disaster response resources for nonprofits, faith organizations and community agencies serving our most vulnerable residents. If you’re looking to make preparedness fast, fun, fear-free and easy, CARD can help!

Ready America –  You may need to survive on your own after an emergency. This means having your own food, water, and other supplies in sufficient quantity to last for at least three days. Local officials and relief workers will be on the scene after a disaster, but they cannot reach everyone immediately. You could get help in hours, or it might take days. In addition, basic services such as electricity, gas, water, sewage treatment, and telephones may be cut off for days, or even a week or longer.

Federal Emergency Management Agency – Disaster information, tips for planning ahead to prepare and protect your family and home.


County Resources

Alameda County Emergencies Homepage – the official Alameda County page with informational links for all types of emergencies & disasters including natural disasters & terrorism, as well as links to local news and local/national government agencies to keep you up to date.

Contra Costa County Emergency Services – the official Contra Costa County page for disaster management and emergency preparedness, with family preparedness guides and other resources.

Marin County Emergency Preparedness – the official Marin County page for emergency preparedness, with disaster materials & resources for the whole family (including pets).

Santa Clara County Emergency Services – the official Santa Clara County page, containing current announcements and links to various local departments for public health & relief services.

San Francisco County Department of Emergency Management Resources – the official San Francisco County page, which contains information for all types of emergency situations and resource guides to learn more.

SF72 – San Francisco’s “Hub for Emergency Preparedness” where you can sign up for alerts, find checklists for supplies, and guides to creating your own response plan.

San Mateo County Office of Emergency Services – the official San Mateo County page, with guides on self preparedness and resources to learn about types of hazards and preparation checklists.

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