Making sure that you and your family are prepared for a disaster before it strikes is an essential part of everyday life in California. You can ensure the safety of your family by developing supply kits and disaster plans, including knowing how you will communicate with each other during a crisis.

If a disaster strikes, it is important to have a plan in place. Basic services such as electricity might be cut off and communications may become difficult.


This section provides guidelines to prepare yourself and your family for an emergency, as well as how to help them cope after a crisis.