Access and Functional Needs
Get A Kit List of key phrases on a card for emergency personnel. Think about what someone who is helping you might need to know about you. Your card may say:
Get a Kit In addition to the list of recommended items to include in a Disaster Supplies Kit, people with mental health and/or substance abuse problems may consider including the following items:
Get a Kit In addition to the list of recommended items to include in a Disaster Supplies Kit, people who care for service animals and pets may consider creating an Animal Supply Kit and Take-Along Bag including the following:
People with mobility disabilities include people who have walking and / or moving limitations. They may or may not use wheelchairs, scooters, walkers, canes, and other devices as aids to movement. Most people with disabilities and others with access and functional needs do not have acute medical needs and can be accommodated in general population shelters.
San Mateo County is a beautiful county. But no matter where you live in our county, whether it is the bayside, or coastside, up on the hill, or in the more populated areas of the Peninsula, we all live in earthquake country. Understanding the risks and preparing to survive and recover can help keep you and your family safe.
The best protection for employees and businesses is to be prepared. Every dollar spent preparing saves seven dollars spent on business recovery. Many unprepared businesses never reopen after a major disaster. Prepare to stay in business! 1. Business Vital Records The best protection for employees and businesses is to be prepared. Every dollar spent in preparing saves seven dollars spent on business recovery afterward. Many unprepared businesses never reopen after a major disaster. Prepare to stay in business!
When disaster strikes, we come together to help each other. Getting prepared is about knowing your neighbors, saying hi to the regulars at the local market, and staying in touch with family and friends—both digitally and in person.
Emergency - Your Kids
What Kids and Parents Should Know and Do Include your children in planning for an emergency. Teach them how to get help and what to do in different situations. Practice your household disaster plan with your children and quiz them about preparedness information.
Background A tsunami is a series of sea waves usually caused by the displacement of the ocean floor by an undersea earthquake or landslide. As tsunamis enter shallow water near land, they increase in height and can cause great loss of life and property damage.
WILDFIRE IS COMING. ARE YOU READY? PLAN. PREPARE. STAY AWARE.