MAKE A PLAN -
If a disaster strikes your family may be split up already, or be split up as a result. The best way to assure that you can make contact is to make a plan for how you all will check-in and get back together. The two links below have excellent information on making a plan, including a printable form that you can fill out and give to each family member.
GET INVOLVED -
There are more ways than ever to become better prepared and more connected to an emergency response than ever. Check out the links below to see if one of these volunteer opportunities is right for you.
BE INFORMED -
TO REPORT PROBLEMS DURING OR AFTER POWER OUTAGES -
DOWNED TREES AND DEBRIS -
For downed trees and other debris in a roadway, assure that you are in a safe location and call 9-1-1
For downed trees on private property contact the primary insurer of the property and then contact a private debris removal company
Report flooding by calling 9-1-1
EMERGENCY SHELTERS -
Orange County officials work with the Orange County Chapter of the American Red Cross to open Emergency Shelters when the need arises. There are 2 primary Orange County Emergency Shelters:
Considerations - Shelters require you to be as informed and prepared as possible