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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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Sign up now and stay informed of events and opportunities to get help! 

ANY DAY IN OCTOBER: Take Action on Your Own 

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

Choose from activities specially geared to your needs.

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

October 17 - Take Action Together in the Citywide Emergency Exercise

On this day neighborhood groups, businesses, organizations, friends and family gather to practice and learn together, in locations all around Berkeley.

On the Activity Guides page, Neighborhood Group leaders can find objectives, sample scenarios, tips and directions on how to design an exercise and customize it for your neighborhood.

QUESTIONS?  Read the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)  or call 510-981-5506

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