General Safety at Home

According to the U.S. Geological Survey, there is a 60% probability of an >6.0 earthquake rupturing on the San Andreas Fault or Newport – Englewood Fault in Southern California (Orange County) within the next 22 years. There are also other possible disasters that could occur such as conflagrations, flooding, hazardous material spills, derailments, transportation accidents, civil disturbances, terrorism orwar.

The key to surviving any disaster situation is planning and preparation. A 35-slide presentation providing an introduction to developing a household disaster plan is available below in PDF and Microsoft Powerpoint formats.

2003_04_family_preparedness.pdf1.73 MB