Get Prepared

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Emergency preparation can feel overwhelming. We’ve broken it down to simple steps that feel do-able. Make a meetup plan. Use your social networks to start a conversation. Talk to a neighbor. Gather the supplies you already have. A lot of small acts can make a big difference. Ready to get started? Visit

Our partners in preparedness can also help:

American Red Cross Bay Area Chapter provides a variety of trainings for individuals, families, organizations and communities including first aid, CPR, and how to prepare for and safely respond to emergencies.

The Neighborhood Empowerment Network equips SF Neighborhoods with tools and programs designed to create safe, clean, and economically resilient communities. 

San Francisco Fire Department Neighborhood Emergency Response Team training teaches emergency preparedness and response basics through free hands-on training so you are ready to take care of yourself and others.

Auxiliary Law Enforcement Response Teams (ALERT) teaches San Francisco residents to assist law enforcement after a major disaster.

San Francisco Interfaith Council provides spiritual comfort at times of crisis, builds understanding, celebrates diversity, and coordinates services in San Francisco. 

San Francisco Department of Public Health preparedness trainings