Resources

Are You Prepared?


Emergency Preparation Checklists   https://www.fema.gov/preparedness-checklists-toolkits
CERT Community Emergency Response Team – Training as a community responder   
http://www.santacruzcountycert.org
Santa Cruz City FIRE Department – Annual Report – Home structure fires, Smoke alarms, Fire Sprinklers, Carbon Monoxide Alert
Santa Cruz FIRE Department WebPage
Living with Fire in Santa Cruz County   
http://sccounty01.co.santa-cruz.ca.us/CAO/LivingWithFire.pdf
How to Make Your Home FIRE SAFE – CAL Fire   
http://www.fire.ca.gov/communications/downloads/fact_sheets/Checklist.pdf
Santa Cruz City Public Works Department – Emergency Storm Preparedness  

http://www.cityofsantacruz.com/government/city-departments/public-works/emergency-storm-preparation
Santa Cruz County Disaster Preparedness Tips and Planning Resources
http://www.co.santa-cruz.ca.us/Departments/EmergencyServices/DisasterPreparedness.aspx

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    http://pubs.usgs.gov/gip/2005/15/Table of Contents for USGS Earthquake Country (pdf )
Homeowner’s Guide to Earthquake Safety – seismic.ca.gov   
https://ssc.ca.gov/forms_pubs/hog.html
CA Office of Emergency Services Earthquake Preparedness TIP Sheets 
https://w3.calema.ca.gov/Operational/OESHome.nsf/978596171691962788256b350061870e/A6BE1FB7591A508D88256CD70058FBAB/A6BE1FB7591A508D88256CD70058FBAB?OpenDocumentPGE Earthquake Preparedness Workbook (pdf)
This link will require Adobe Acrobat Reader. Has tips for being prepared for an earthquake; organizing your neighborhood, emergency supply checklist, tips for seniors, for apartment managers, children, family plans and pets and much more information.

Pacific Gas & Electric – Emergency Preparedness, Storms, Outages & Safety, Flood Safety, Earthquake Safety, Fire Safety http://www.pge.com/myhome/edusafety/naturaldisaster/
Gas & Electric Safety at Home   http://www.pge.com/myhome/edusafety/gaselectricsafety/

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
FEMA   
https://www.fema.gov/media-library/assets/documents/15092?id=3538Water Conservation Tips (pdf)Basic Preparedness (pdf)Why Prepare (pdf)
Fire Safe Council   
http://www.firesafecouncil.org/homeowner/index.cfm
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.

CERT KITS and DISASTER SUPPLIES – Just ideas
http://www.cpr-savers.com/emergency/cert-kits-equipment.html
https://propacusa.com/
http://www.survivalsolutions.com/store/
https://www.redcrossstore.org/shopper/ProdList.aspx?LocationId=1
Quake Care Kits    https://www.quakekare.com/