This blog is for sharing general, educational information. It is not a source of real time disaster updates or reporting. However, there are links to other sites, conveniently located in the Incident Tracker box to the right of your screen (scroll down).

Thursday, August 26, 2010

Free Community Emergecy Response Team Training

Free Community Emergency Response Team classes are coming soon to our local mountain area thanks to the great firefighters at Loma Prieta Fire and Rescue.

These classes are open to all local residents. Don't let the word "Team" deter you. You are encouraged to take the classes even if you do not wish to join the team. It's part of our goal of creating a Culture of Preparedness here in our local mountain community.

You must attend all 3 full days of classes in order to graduate:
9 am - 5 pm each day
September 26, 2010
October 3, 2010
October 10, 2010

To sign up, email:

Class size is limited to 20 participants, so hurry!

Wednesday, January 20, 2010

FEMA preparedness site, includes info on floods, storms

After you click on the type of disaster (e.g. flood), you will see on the left a panel on what to do before, during, and after.

Storm Preparedness from the Red Cross

This page offers some tips about how to stay safe during storms...floods, power outages.

Saturday, January 9, 2010

6.5 magnitude earthquake hits the Eureka area, up north

No time like the present to update your disaster supplies and plan.

After a week of earthquake activity on our local East Bay Calaveras Fault, a much larger quake hit the Eureka area up north.