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Disaster Preparedness Resources

The time to prepare for an emergency is before the disaster strikes.
Make the effort to protect and prepare yourself, family, and co-workers for the future.
Small steps taken now will make the difference later.

Sign Up for Emergency Alerts *Sacramento*Yolo*Placer

Individual Household Emergency Plan

Ready Kids

Create emergency "Go" kits

Get Your Pets Ready

Prepare Evacuation Plan

Prepare a "Shelter in" Plan

AARP Operaton Emergency Prepare

Preparation for Disabilities

Develop Emergency Operation Plan for House of Worship

Prepare your Agency/Place of Business

2022 National Seasonal Preparedness

The Federal Emergency Management Agency has prepared the 2022 National Seasonal Preparedness Messaging Calendar. 
A calendar month & key messages providing  content to promote preparedness all year. 

Download the Ready 2022 National Seasonal Preparedness Messaging Calendar (PDF)


Sacramento County Office of Emergency Services Resources
Sac CERT Training
American Red Cross Training Courses
Medical Reserve Corps

General Preparedness

  • Make a family emergency communication plan and include your pets.
  • Identify an out of town emergency contact to coordinate information with family/friends.
  • Check on neighbors.
  • Keep an emergency kit wherever you spend time: home, car, work with three separate elements
  • Download the FEMA App and set up local alerts
  • Listen to local officials by radio, TV, or social media and take action.
  • Practice your preparedness plans with a drill or exercise.
  • Take a first aid class so you can help until first responders arrive
  • Join VOAD

For more information, visit



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