Disaster Preparedness

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.

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HELPFUL WEBSITES

Below, you will find links to a number of websites that may be helpful with earthquake preparedness and safety:

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SURVIVAL CHECKLIST

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:
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