Emergency Preparedness Kit

Earthquakes, flooding, and fires should be expected in Southern California. If a major disaster strikes your area, be prepared to survive 7 days without assistance.

Emergency Plan

Emergency Supplies
  1. How You Can Prepare
  2. How The District Prepares

Here are some tips to keep you and your family be prepared for an emergency:

  • Develop a family communications plan so that all members know how to reach 1 another during an emergency; consider several scenarios.
  • Teach everyone in the household the drill and then practice it.
  • Make specific plans for people with special needs and family pets.
  • Prepare an emergency supply kit:
    • Water: 1 gallon of water per person per day for at least 7 days, for drinking and sanitation
    • Food: at least a 7-day supply of non-perishable food
    • Battery-powered or hand crank radio and a NOAA Weather Radio with tone alert and extra batteries for both
    • Flashlight and extra batteries
    • First aid kit
    • Survival whistle or other method of signaling
    • Dust mask, to help filter contaminated air
    • Plastic sheeting and duct tape for shelter-in-place
    • Moist towelettes, garbage bags, and plastic ties for personal sanitation
    • Wrench or pliers to turn off utilities
    • Can opener for food (if kit contains canned food)
    • Local maps
    • Cell phone and chargers (including a/c and car)
    • Contact list, including out-of-state contacts
  • Listen to your local Emergency Alert Station
    • 95.1 FM Valley / High Desert
  • San Bernardino County Emergency Information: 909-355-8800
  • Report Emergencies: 9-1-1