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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 […]

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Get Ready for Critical Fire Weather

| 4:56 PM

Forecasters have issued a fire weather watch for San Diego County inland valleys and mountains from this weekend through Tuesday, and the watch has a strong potential of developing into a red flag warning. The County Office of Emergency Services recommends you take steps now to lessen the fire risk around your home and be prepared to evacuate if a fire does break out.

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On Wildfires’ Anniversary, Concern That Residents are Less Prepared02:23

On Wildfires’ Anniversary, Concern That Residents are Less Prepared

| 5:34 PM

As firefighters struggle to get deadly wildfires under control in Northern California, San Diego County and City officials marked the 10th anniversary of the 2007 Wildfires and called upon residents to do their part to prepare for another emergency.

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Practice Earthquake Safety by Joining ShakeOut

| 4:04 PM

Last month, two strong and deadly earthquakes shook Mexico killing more than 460 people. Those disasters serve as a tragic reminder to everyone of how unpredictable earthquakes can be and the importance of disaster preparedness, and knowing what to do before, during and after a significant earthquake. Having a plan, disaster supplies and practicing your response with your family could mean escaping serious harm.

Animals
Are Your Pets Prepared for an Emergency?00:58

Are Your Pets Prepared for an Emergency?

| 10:57 AM

Could you evacuate in 15 minutes or less? With everything you need for your pets, as well? Just as you prepare your family for a disaster, the same should be done for pets. Planning is key to emergency preparedness for all.