Winter Storm Preparedness Resources

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Helpful Websites

Helpful Phone Numbers

Disaster Distress Helpline

To connect with a trained crisis counselor. This national, multilingual hotline provides immediate crisis counseling for people experiencing distress related to any natural or human-caused disaster.

United Way

And speak with a live, highly trained service professional in your area from any cell phone or landline. All calls are private and confidential.

California Preparedness Initiatives


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Preparing for a Disaster During COVID-19

Video Resources

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Winter Storm Preparedness

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Disaster Preparedness Training - Winter Storms

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Preparing an Earthquake Emergency Kit

Preparedness Guides

Listos California

Disaster Ready Guide

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Disaster Ready Guide (Spanish)


How to Prepare for a Winter Storm

Red Cross

Winter Storm Safety Checklist

Emergency Preparedness Guide

Emergency Preparedness Guide for Pet Owners

How To

Take pictures of your important documents. Keep all of your important documents in one, easily accessible spot. Also remember that documents are replaceable. Lives are not!

  • Passport
  • Credit cards
  • Insurance policies (all pages)
  • Leases
  • Deeds to your home
  • Mortgage documents (at least the first page)
  • Car loan documents
  • Birth certificates
  • Immigration documents (green cards, work permits, visa applications, etc.)

Disaster Readiness Resources