Why Prepare

A little preparation can make a big difference in an emergency situation. Find out more and get checklists to help you get ready at home, at work, and in your community. Get ready today!

Sandbag locations around San Mateo County

Video Library

Emergency Preparedness Online Resources

Preparedness Information

  • Ready.gov. National citizen preparedness
  • Prepare.org. National American Red Cross disaster preparedness
  • NFPA.org. National Fire Protection Association – Educational Materials 

National and State Agencies

Non-Governmental Agencies