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1hr 2 get ready

1 Hour 2 Get Ready

Upcoming Classes

Wednesday March 13th, 6:30-8:00 pm @ San Rafael Community Center RSVP here

 

The "1 Hour 2 Get Ready" class focuses on easy things you can do at home and with your family to be more prepared for a emergency or large-scale disaster.  The class focuses on 3 keys to being prepared: Be Informed, Have a Plan, and Gather Supplies.

Have you attended a "1 Hour 2 Get Ready" class? If so, please take a few minutes to PROVIDE FEEDBACK and help improve future classes.

Get Informed and Engaged

  1. Register for SRFD and County Emergency Alerts at AlertMarin.org.
  2. Register for SRPD emergency alerts by texting your ZIP Code to 888-777 or at  Nixle.com.
  3. Get power alerts from PG&E.
  4. Meet with your neighbors now, to learn how you may help each other later.
  5.  Create a Neighborhood Response Group.

Create and Practice a Family Emergency Plan

  1. Create a plan for sheltering in place.
  2. Create a plan for evacuating.
  3. Have a meeting place near your home and outside your neighborhood.
  4. Have a communication plan.  Memorize phone numbers and identify an out-of-area contact.
  5. Practice your plan.  Engage everyone.
  6. Review and update your plan at least annually.

Gather and Organize Supplies

  1. Have a GO-BAG with essential items ready and packed.
  2. Have a DISASTER KIT.  Store food and water to assure you can survive if you can't leave home.  Have at least 1 gallon of water, per person, per day.
  3. Develop a "Grab and Go List" of the items you would need and want to take if you had to evacuate in a hurry.
  4. Maintain habits of preparedness.  Avoid waiting until the last minute to refill gas tanks, shop for groceries, or refill medications.

 

Feedback from past "1 Hour 2 Get Ready" classes

  • "Thank you for offering this talk. I have found it helpful and I thought I already knew everything! :)"
  • "I now have go bags for myself and my husband and a larger disaster container."
  • "The presenter was so knowledgeable and such a good speaker, she really brought us along from zero concern or planning to really thinking about both our own household and our neighborhood."
  • "Easy to follow suggestions about what to pack in a go bag and a disaster kit."
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