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Emergency Preparation Checklists

CERT Community Emergency Response Team - Training as a community responder
Santa Cruz City FIRE Department - Annual Report - Home structure fires, Smoke alarms, Fire Sprinklers, Carbon Monoxide Alert
Santa Cruz FIRE Department WebPage

CERT Community Emergency Response Team - Classes

Living with Fire in Santa Cruz County

How to Make Your Home FIRE SAFE - CAL Fire

Santa Cruz City Public Works Department - Emergency Storm Preparedness

Santa Cruz County Disaster Preparedness Tips and Planning Resources

U.S. Geological Survey
General Information Product 15 2005 - One of the most informative publications recommended Putting Down Roots in Earthquake Country - Your Handbook for the San Francisco Bay Region
Table of Contents for USGS Earthquake Country (pdf )
Homeowner’s Guide to Earthquake Safety -

CA Office of Emergency Services Earthquake Preparedness TIP Sheets
PGE Earthquake Preparedness Workbook (pdf)
This link will require Adobe Acrobat Reader. Has tips for being prepared for an earthquake; organizing your neighborhood, emergency supply checklist, tips for seniors, for apartment managers, children, family plans and pets and much more information.
Pacific Gas & Electric
Emergency Preparedness, Storms, Outages & Safety, Flood Safety, Earthquake Safety, Fire Safety
Gas & Electric Safety at Home
American Red Cross -

Have a kit. Make a plan. Be Informed. CHECKLIST,1082,0_239_,00.html
Local officials and relief workers will be on the scene after a disaster, but they cannot reach everyone right away. The best way to make you and your family safer is to be prepared before disaster strikes. We encourage you to: Get a Kit, Make a Plan, Be Informed You can also Get a Kit, Make a Plan, and Be Informed by taking the Be Red Cross Ready online educational presentation.

American Red Cross - Masters of Disasters
The award-winning Masters of Disaster® disaster preparedness curriculum customized formats for both families and educators. The Masters of Disaster® series is an educational tool that will teach youth the importance of preparedness while reducing fear of the unexpected. The goal is to empower youth with the confidence and knowledge to prepare for disasters and help create a culture of preparedness. The lessons are non-threatening, age appropriate and adhere to national education standards.
National Neighborhood Watch Institute Disaster and Survivor Handbook

Water Conservation Tips (pdf)
Basic Preparedness (pdf)
Why Prepare (pdf) 

Fire Safe Council
The Fire Safe Council offers a range of fire safe education tools for individuals, business or local Fire Safe councils to raise awareness of the need to prepare for wildfires.
Quake Care Kits

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P.O. Box 8002 • Santa Cruz, CA 95061-8002