Safety and Loss Prevention
Personal Emergency Preparedness
- Local Cellular Phone '911' Emergency Numbers (Doc)
- Individual and Family Preparedness - Planning and preparedness information from Be Prepared California.
- Are You Ready? - An In-depth Guide to Citizen Preparedness is FEMA's most comprehensive source on individual, family and community preparedness.
- Ready.gov - Prepare. Plan. Stay Informed. National public service advertising (PSA) campaign designed to educate and empower Americans to prepare for and respond to emergencies including natural and man-made disasters.
- Download the free MyShake mobile phone app, which can provide seconds of warning before the ground starts to shake from a nearby quake…enough time to drop, cover and hold on to prevent injury.
- Putting Down Roots in Earthquake Country - US Geological Survey (USGS) handbook that provides information about the threat posed by earthquakes in the San Francisco Bay region and explains how you can prepare for, survive, and recover from these inevitable events.
- Bay Area Earthquake Hazards
- Disaster Preparedness: Self-Help Checklist (PDF) - Checklists for earthquake supplies/insurance and disaster defense.
Other Preparedness Tips:
- Workplace Security Tips: Keep yourself and your belongings safe.
- Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) Tip Sheet: Actions you can take before, during, and after a power outage.