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Emergencies come in all shapes and sizes and can happen at anytime - day or night. Are you prepared? Follow the links below to prepare yourself and your loved ones for the unexpected.
For up-to-the minute Tuolumne River conditions and forecasts, click here.
The key to staying safe during a storm is preparation. Click here for information on preparing for and
Your family may not be together when disaster happens so it's important to think about how you would communicate with your loved ones during an emergency. Click here to learn about building your Emergency Communication Plan.
Build an Emergency Kit
A disaster supplies kit is simply a collection of basic items your household may need in the event of an emergency.
Try to assemble your kit well in advance of an emergency. You may have to evacuate at a moment’s notice and take essentials with you. You will probably not have time to search for the supplies you need or shop for them.
You may need to survive on your own after an emergency. This means having your own food, water and other supplies in sufficient quantity to last for at least 72 hours. Local officials and relief workers will be on the scene after a disaster but they cannot reach everyone immediately. You could get help in hours or it might take days.
Additionally, basic services such as electricity, gas, water, sewage treatment and telephones may be cut off for days or even a week, or longer. Your supplies kit should contain items to help you manage during these outages.
Be Safe in Your Car
You can avoid many dangerous weather problems by planning ahead. Plan long trips carefully, listening to the radio or television for the latest weather forecasts and road conditions. If bad weather is forecast, drive only if absolutely necessary.
Click here for more information about being safe in your car.
Click here for information about managing drinking water during a disaster.
Your business faces many challenges every day. Don't forget to plan for impacts of natural or man-made disasters. Click here for more information on getting your business ready for the unexpected.