Must Have
  • Sign up for Alert San Diego/Reverse 911
  • App with real time notifications on SD County events
  • Disaster risk map, tsunami preparedness, other resources
  • Information on wildfire prevention, defensible space, etc
  • App with notifications on fires close to your zip code
  • Information on earthquake preparedness/recovery, annual drill participation
  • Information on earthquake preparedness/recovery, insurance coverage options
  • Insurance on local flooding risks and how to get flood insurance (which is not covered on most homeowner’s policies)
  • Information on deciding what kind of insurance and how much to have
  • Information on preparedness and planning for pets and animals
  • Guidance and recommendations for financial preparation before a disaster
  • EFFAK – Emergency Financial First Aid Kit – single document to help organize all the important information needed
  • Resource on what to do AFTER a disaster, and preparedness/prevention guidelines
Others to Consider
  • Wide ranging collection of free apps from the CDC, FEMA, American Red Cross, National Weather Service, and others
  • On-line subscription and e-briefs on preparation and emergency services around the country
  • Go to the “Earthquake” section to see recent earthquake events and report if you felt the earthquake
  • Sign up to get e-mail or text updates from FEMA on Citizen Corps/CERT activities
  • Sign up as “available” for other government agencies
  • At the first screen, enter your e-mail or SMS/Text address, and SUBMIT, then other options screens start to come up