Category: Preparedness Tips

Join Us for Shake Out

World’s Largest Earthquake Drill

Join us for the Great Shake Out at 10:20 on October 20, 2016.  Participate in the world’s largest earthquake drill and practice your skills to drop, cover and hold on! You can join the almost 10  million participants are already registered to practice their earthquake survival skills by checking out the Great Shake Out website…..

READ MORE »Posted on October 13th, 2016 in category: Earthquake, Preparedness Tips


Hurricane moving to land

The 2015 Atlantic Hurricane season begins today!

Although the Pacific Hurricane season already started on May 15, it’s the Atlantic Hurricane season that begins today, June 1 that gets most of the attention.  In recent years, Atlantic Hurricanes and tropical systems have caused serious and expensive damage to both coastal and inland areas. FEMA is encouraging families to prepare!  Get familiar with…..

READ MORE »Posted on June 1st, 2015 in category: Hurricanes, Preparedness Tips


National PrepareAthon! Day – April 30, 2015

Over 6.5 million people are registered to be part of National PrepareAthon! Day on April 30, 2015. This day is dedicated to raising awareness and supporting efforts to take actions to prepare for these six specific hazards: Earthquake Flood Hurricane Tornado Wildfire Winter Storm Visit the PrepareAthon website for more info…. On Thursday, April 16,…..

READ MORE »Posted on April 15th, 2015 in category: Meetings/Lectures, Preparedness Tips


Image: Extreme Heat

Winter heat wave in California! It’s time to think about fire season…

A record breaking heat wave hit California this week, and although there have been waves of rain storms, the weather folks say we remain in severe drought conditions.  This week of high temperatures are a reminder of how dry and hot conditions can trigger brush and plants to respond. With spring around the corner, many…..

READ MORE »Posted on March 16th, 2015 in category: Fire, Preparedness Tips


Red Guide to Recovery Retail Book

North County Grant Supports The Red Guide

The Red Guide to Recovery is pleased to be included in a grant offered to the Inter Tribal Long Term Recovery Foundation by the North County Neighborhood Reinvestment Program supporting non-profits.  Funding by local and state grants is a great way to pursue funding copies of The Red Guide for your community. Read more about…..

READ MORE »Posted on October 29th, 2014 in category: Preparedness Tips, Recovery Tips


Designing for Disaster

There are lots of articles written, TV and movies about natural disasters and disaster recovery, and now we can add a Museum Exhibition! It’s at The National Building Museum in Washington D.C. and the new exhibit called “Designing for Disaster” is on display now until August 2, 2015. One goal of the exhibit is to…..

READ MORE »Posted on June 25th, 2014 in category: Preparedness Tips, Recovery Tips, Technology