Are You Prepared?
Floods are among the most frequent and costly natural disasters. Conditions that cause floods include heavy or steady rain for several hours or days that saturates the ground. Flash floods occur suddenly due to rapidly rising water along a streamor low-lying area. Be Red Cross Ready with this Flood Safety Checklist!
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Sheltering in Place 06:30
Learn more about Home Fire Safety
Prep Guide and Communication Plan
Use these worksheets to organize emergency contact and service provider information, household names, and reunion locations. Communication Plan
Families, Children, and Special Needs
- All family members should discuss what actions will be taken following an earthquake or other disaster, regardless of where they may be when the disaster occurs. Learn more about how your family can be prepared!
- Prepare your child(ren) and their schools/care facilities with these Child Safety Tips.
- Special Needs and Disabilities checklist and tips.
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|Governors Office of Emergency
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: www.cdc.gov
Centros para el Control y la Prevención de
|California West Nile Website
|Earthquake Information and Real Time Data|
USGS Latest Earthquake Activity
Digital Info Service
Dept. of Homeland Security Advisory System
|Local Emergency Information|
|San Luis Obispo County Office of Emergency Services: www.slocounty.ca.gov/oes.htm|
|San Luis Obispo County Sheriff
National Fire Protection Association
The American Red