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. 

Storms           

Getting Ready for Winter, LA Times Tips [pdf]

Winter Readiness, More Ideas & Tips [pdf] 

Getting Ready for Winter-Flooding [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. 

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.

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]