DISASTER PREPAREDNESS PRESENTATION
In August 2015, HWPOA hosted a Disaster Preparedness presentation, where several speakers discussed earthquakes and disaster preparedness. Videos of the presentation have been uploaded to YouTube:
Part 1 – https://youtu.be/dxLoVloKvyw
Susan Reuben (HWPOA Vice President) discusses our neighborhood preparedness plans; Lt. Mark Akahoshi (LAFD Battalion Chief) discusses earthquake preparedness and the CERT training program.
Part 2 – https://youtu.be/8xaTlJEhM5s
Debbie Weiser (Geologist) discusses earthquake hazards in West Los Angeles, the “Big One”, and what to do before, during, and after an earthquake.
Below, you will find links to a number of websites that may be helpful with earthquake preparedness and safety:
- Ready LA: http://www.readyla.org/
- CERT Los Angeles: http://www.cert-la.com/
- MySafe:LA: http://www.mysafela.org/
- Earthquake Country Alliance: http://www.earthquakecountry.org/
- The Great ShakeOut: http://www.shakeout.org/
- MyHazards: http://myhazards.calema.ca.gov/
Use this website to discover the hazards that exist in your area and learn how to reduce YOUR risk!
For a list of important supplies that will be needed during an emergency, please click the link below. This list includes items such as first aid supplies, non-prescription drugs, pet supplies, food, sanitation items, and much more.
Survival Checklist Link: