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October 2015: Berkeley Emergency Preparedness Month and Citywide Emergency Exercise

Practicing for emergencies is more fun when you do it together. The more people connect and get ready together, the safer we’ll all be.  

You can take SIMPLE and AFFORDABLE steps the whole month, in less than 10 minutes, or for less than $10, to make yourself, your family, and our Berkeley community safer in case of earthquakes, wildfires, and other emergencies. 

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October 2015 is Berkeley's Emergency Preparedness Month and October 17th, 2015 is the Citywide Emergency ExerciseOn this day neighborhood groups, schools, businesses, organizations, family, friends, and neighbors take preparedness actions and practice disaster skills throughout the City. Individuals can practice actions and skills even if alone. Sign up and be a part of it! Get Started Now. 


Activity Guides

The Berkeley Emergency Preparedness Month Activity Guides spell out easy and affordable activities you can do to be safer and more comfortable during and after a major disaster. 

Neighborhood group leaders will find objectives, sample scenarios, tips and directions on how to design an exercise and customize it for your neighborhood.

Choose from activities specially geared to your needs.

  • Families with Kids
  • Households with Pets
  • Renters
  • Homeowners
  • Neighborhood Groups
  • Businesses

Click here to download your Activity Guides.

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