Public Safety
Is Your Family Prepared for a Disaster?02:03

VIDEO: Is Your Family Prepared for a Disaster?

| 3:58 PM

Natural disasters can happen at any time and you may only have minutes to evacuate. It’s important to have a plan and to make sure you practice it at least twice a year with the entire family.

Public Safety
The County  offers regular training opportunities for Partner Relay Network members to help them understand what is important to communicate during an emergency.

Partner Network Relays Disaster Information to Vulnerable Communities

| 8:15 AM

In a local emergency, people who don’t speak English or Spanish may not understand urgent information put out by government agencies and media. This is a challenge faced by public health departments and local emergency managers throughout the country, but San Diego County is trying out a solution by partnering with a broad network of trusted community organizations.

Public Safety
County Conducts Emergency Response Training02:03

VIDEO: County Conducts Emergency Response Training

| 1:14 PM

The aftermath of a disaster can be overwhelming. Is there enough food for survivors? Is there enough temporary housing available? Is the water safe to drink? What about hazardous materials? The County’s Department of Environmental Health recently conducted training to ensure that residents affected by a disaster in our region recover safely and that staff […]