Fire Cloud and Tomales Bay, 1995 Mt. Vision Fire. Photo used by permission © richardblair.com

Fire Cloud and Tomales Bay, 1995 Mt. Vision Fire. Photo used by permission ©richardblair.com

Safety Information

 New Year's Day Flooding, 2006. Are you prepared? Photo ©Dave Mitchell 2006

New Year's Day Flooding, 2006. Are you prepared? Photo ©Dave Mitchell 2006

We post basic information to help residents and visitors prepare for disasters. We urge readers to check other resources listed on this website—including readymarin.org—and others you trust for additional information.

Ready Marin-Disaster Preparedness & Training

A FEMA-supported website with information on how to prepare yourself, household, pets, etc., and a list of other websites with information, including FEMA's ready.gov (multi-language). Information includes: CERT training; English & Spanish checklists; Get Ready/Prepárese manuals. 

Evacuations 

FIRESafe Marin's information on the difference between Evacuation Order, Evacuation Warning, Shelter in Place, about registering for ALERT MARIN, and the evacuation process including "what-to-do" if...

Storms           

Getting Ready for Winter, LA Times Tips [pdf]

Winter Readiness, More Ideas & Tips [pdf] 

Más ideas y recomendaciones para prepararnos para el invierno [pdf]

Getting Ready for Winter-Flooding [pdf]

Preparándonos para la Inundación del Invierno [pdf]

Wildfires/Incendio Forestal

FIRESafe Marin
Check this for FIRESafe's news updates & sign up for the Newsletter. Preparing Long Before a Fire Threat; Evacuation Process; If You Become Trapped (car, on foot, in your home); Returning Home; more. 

Wildfire Evacuation Checklist

Su Guía de Accíon en Caso de Incendio Forestal

CalFire
Wildfire is Coming. Are You Ready? Hardening your Home; Fire-safe Landscaping; Simple Charts on Equipment Use & Operating; Vehicles; Bark Beetle Disease; Dead Trees.

¿Qué es CalFire?

Preparedness for Farmers and Ranchers

Earthquakes

Staying Safe When the Earth Quakes [pdf]

Earthquake Country Alliance
Statewide Public-Private-Grassroots Partnership to Improve Readiness, Mitigation, Resiliency. 

Great ShakeOut/El Gran ShakeOut (English & en Español) 

Preparedness for People with Disabilities and Other Access or Functional Needs 

Animal Safety 

Marin Humane Society: Disaster Prep, Pets [pdf] 

Marin Humane Society: Disaster Prep, Large & Farm Animals [pdf] 

Point Reyes Light Column, Protecting Pets [pdf]

General

For emergency information [pdf]    

Are You Prepared Survey & Water Information [pdf]

Emergency Planning Checklist [pdf] 

Lista de Planificación de Emergencia [pdf]

What to take in an emergency, Marin IJ column, post-2017 North Bay fires [pdf]