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It's "Do Something" Day!

September 20, 2012 in

You may be wondering what this blog title means and well, our thinking is that today is as good as any day to do something to promote your preparedness and resilience during this fall season of preparedness. So, as we approach the autumnal equinox this weekend, we hope you will be inspired by our weekly 'do something' message and...do something!

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One Month Out to ShakeOut!

September 18, 2012 in

We are one month away from the the 5th Annual Great California ShakeOut, California’s state-wide drop, cover and hold on drill. We hope you will participate and help to spread the word about registering and participating in the drill planned for Thursday, October 18th at 10:18am. The purpose of the ShakeOut drill is practice and preparation: knowing what to do before, during and after an earthquake and preparing our homes, workplaces and schools for any type of an emergency.

Preparedness Spotlight: Prepare to Prosper Training Video

September 14, 2012 in

When it comes to disaster preparedness for people with disabilities, thinking about building capacity to prosper is a powerful message. This message is effectively presented in Prepare to Prosper, a video that shares the preparedness stories and planning tips from Bay Area residents with disabilities.

Preparedness Partner Spotlight: SF CARD

September 7, 2012 in

" "If you’ve ever worked for or with a small nonprofit, you’ll agree that they often work miracles. Many offer an impressive list of resources and services to stakeholders on a shoestring budget with a small, but tenacious, staff.

Practice How You Play

August 31, 2012 in

This em4SF Blog is written by Jill Raycroft, DEM's Exercise Planner. In this Post Jill shares her thoughts about exercise planning and its importance to emergency management.