Preparedness is a fundamental stage of emergency management. Preparing for a disaster is essential to limiting the effects of the disaster on our families, businesses, and communities. There are three essential steps to preparedness:
Disasters effect thousands of people every year. Taking steps to prepare for the unexpected is important to ensuring the health and safety of your family. There are several federal and state websites that can assist in providing additional information related to emergency preparedness.
Kings County OES encourages the public to be aware of the hazards that may impact you. The California Governor's Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) maintains the MyHazards website, which allows you to view Earthquake, Flood, and Fire hazard information, along with preparedness measures, for any address in the state. Click on the link above, or navigate to http://myhazards.caloes.ca.gov/ to use the MyHazards website.