Connecting after Disasters

After a disaster, family and friends often get separated.  Get everyone to plan for reuniting through one of these methods:

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Social media platforms, such as Facebook and Google, also have "people finder" apps, which are activated during emergencies.

BEST IDEA -- Make a family plan on how you will reconnect after you are separated.

  

Lessons Learned from recent events:
FLOODING: Dangers of flood waters. Never drive or walk into flooded streets or streams.
FIRES: Sonoma Fires: Communication is key. Know your evacuation routes from your home. Link into every emergency notification  system in your area and urge your city to ensure notices are sent immediately. Don't wait, plan now.
PANDEMICS: Some great advise on staying healthy this season. Staying well is important to you, your family and your work and school environments.
 

 

EARTHQUAKES!

 

WANT A CAREER IN HELPING OTHERS?
The Red Cross is an internationally recognized relief agency. Here is the   International Red Cross in Haiti, as seen in the 2010 earthquake. 8 minutes long and worth every minute -- great video to show students who want to work for relief agencies, too.

 

GAS PIPELINE INFORMATION

The Gas Company website has some important information regarding Gas Pipeline Safety.  Look under "Stay Safe."  Their site also contains gas safety tips and emergency information for consumers.

 

HOMELAND SECURITY INFORMATION

The Department of Homeland Security has developed a National Terrorism Advisory System to effectively communicate information about terrorist threats.

Click HERE to go to their site that lists the current national threat level. Opens in new window  Here are some tips for your response to these levels at CSUF.

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I AM A DISASTER SERVICE WORKER! And so are YOU!

Watch this video to learn what it means to be a Disaster Service Worker Opens in new window  (ALL state employees are!) and what you may be called upon to do during a disaster.

This site has been updated with lots of information to help us prepare for any disaster.  There is still much to be completed, but if you don't see something you need, please contact the Emergency Management Coordinator. Thanks!