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SoCoEmergency Preparedness Videos

In partnership with community groups and residents, the County of Sonoma’s Department of Emergency Management is developing a series of videos to help residents get ready for all hazards. These videos feature advice and information from community members and groups as well as department staff.

Safety Communications Webinar

Learn when to call 911 and when to use 211, the county’s information line.

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Make A Plan to Stay Safe in Emergencies

Learn how to create an emergency plan for you and your family.

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Evacuation Preparation

Learn about hi-lo sirens and how to prepare for evacuations.

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Get Ready for Public Safety Power Shutoffs

A planned power shutoff is the purposeful de-energization of the power lines by PG&E.

Power Shutoffs

Stay Informed and Connected

Get tips on how to stay connected and get alerts during an emergency.

Go-Bags For the Family

Learn how to pack “Go-Bags” to prepare for an emergency.

Build Your Home Shelter-in-Place

Learn how to have enough supplies to last at least seven days and preferably for two weeks.

2022 Virtual Preparedness

Wildfire Preparedness Webinar: September 13, 2022

Sonoma County fire and emergency officials invite the public to join an update on current fire concerns, hear how the public can best prepare for a wildfire and address community questions.

Sonoma Ready Preparedness Workshop Series 2021

Learn about emergency kits and what items are important to have ready at all times.

Emergency Kits and Go Bags

Learn about emergency kits and what items are important to have ready at all times.

Create a solid evacuation plan for you, the people you live with, and your pets!

Learn about emergency kits and what items are important to have ready at all times.

Emergency Alerts and Support in Your Neighborhoods

Learn about how to be alerted in a disaster and tools used by the Department of Emergency Management. Also learn about local neighbor to neighbor groups preparedness groups and supporting each other for emergencies.

Go Bag Review

Listen to experts review different brands/types of products for your Go Bag.

How to Home Harden

Learn about how to “harden” buildings, and create good defensible space so your home can better resist the heat and embers of wildfire.

Wilder than Wild

Watch the film “Wilder than Wild: Fire, Forests, and the Future”

Sonoma Ready Virtual Town Hall Series

This is your opportunity to learn more about how to get ready during an emergency, ask questions of panelists, and connect to your community.

Flood Ready

Learn how to prepare for a flood.

Older Adults and People With Disabilities

Learn how to help those in need during emergencies.

Earthquake Preparedness

Be prepared when an earthquake strikes.

Animal Preparedness and Evacuation

Learn how to help your pets during emergencies.

PSPS Town Hall

Sonoma Ready town hall meeting discussing various topics and our current situation in the county.

Power Outages: What You Need To Know

A safety message from Cal OES regarding widespread power outages.

Power could be out for a number of days depending on conditions.

Power Shutoffs

FEMA Preparedness Videos

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), in partnership with The Advertising Council, has sponsored public service advertisements (PSAs) that educate and empower Americans to prepare for and respond to all kinds of emergencies.

Intro to Emergency Planning

This video teaches youth the difference between a disaster, emergency, and hazard. Children will also learn what types of emergencies to prepare for.

Welcome to Ready Kids!

Make A Plan

This video brought to you by the Ready Campaign and Ad Council shows people with access and functional needs taking charge to prepare themselves and their families for emergencies.

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Fire Safety – Have Two Ways Out

Plan and practice home fire drills at least twice a year. Make sure you know two ways out of each room.

More fire safety information

Preparing for Older Americans

A unique instructional video containing information specific to Older Americans and tips on how to prepare for emergency situations

Check out information for Seniors

Important Things To Know

Six things to know before a disaster strikes.

More on what FEMA can to help.