Are You Prepared for an Emergency?

Make A Plan

CERT Community Emergency Response Team – Training as a community responder

Santa Cruz City FIRE Department – Home structure fires, Smoke alarms, Fire Sprinklers, Carbon Monoxide Alert
Santa Cruz FIRE Department WebPage

Living with Fire in Santa Cruz County

How to Make Your Home FIRE SAFE – CAL Fire

Santa Cruz City Public Works Department – Emergency Storm Preparedness

Santa Cruz County Disaster Preparedness Tips and Planning Resources

U.S. Geological Survey General Information  –

One of the most informative publications recommended Putting Down Roots in Earthquake Country – Your Handbook for the San Francisco Bay Region of Contents for USGS Earthquake Country (pdf )

Earthquake Preparedness TIP Sheets –

Pacific Gas & Electric – Emergency Preparedness, Storms, Outages & Safety, Flood Safety, Earthquake Safety, Fire Safety

American Red Cross –   Be RED CROSS Ready   Have a kit. Make a plan. Be Informed.
Local officials and relief workers will be on the scene after a disaster, but they cannot reach everyone right away. The best way to make you and your family safer is to be prepared before disaster strikes. We encourage you to: Get a Kit, Make a Plan, Be Informed You can also Get a Kit, Make a Plan, and Be Informed by taking the Be Red Cross Ready online educational presentation.

National Neighborhood Watch Institute   Disaster and Survivor Handbook

Earthquake Checklist (pdf)
Water Conservation Tips (pdf)
Basic Preparedness (pdf)
Why Prepare (pdf)

Fire Safe Council
The Fire Safe Council offers a range of fire safe education tools for individuals, business or local Fire Safe councils to raise awareness of the need to prepare for wildfires.

Quake Care Kits