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Natural and human-caused disasters can strike suddenly, at anytime, or anywhere. If a major disaster hits Southern California, residents should keep in mind that it may take 5-7 days for outside assistance to arrive.

Your preparedness efforts before a disaster can directly affect how well your family copes and survives during a disaster. There are three actions everyone can take immediately:

  1. Get A Kit
  2. Make A Plan
  3. Be Informed

Review the information on this website to help you answer "Yes" to these critical preparedness questions:

Preparedness Checklist

  • I know what emergencies or disasters are most likely to occur in my community.
  • I have a family disaster plan and have practiced it.
  • I have an emergency preparedness kit.
  • At least one member of my household is trained in first aid and CPR/AED.

I have taken action to help my community prepare.

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