Disaster or Emergency can happen at any time. Will you be ready? Being
prepared for the unexpected will help reduce stress and fear when a
Community Action encourages families to get involved and get trained in
disaster preparedness efforts, September is National Preparedness Month.
Develop or check your disaster supplies inventory with your family:
Customize disaster supplies to your needs (don’t forget young children, those with special needs, and pets).
♦ Flashlight and extra
batteries or a crank flashlight.
battery-operated radio and extra batteries or crank radio.
♦ First aid
kit (get CPR/First aid certified).
♦ Emergency food and
♦ Nonelectric can
♦ Essential medicines.
♦ Cash (small bills) and
♦ Sturdy shoes (keep one
pair under your bed).
Community Action is doing its part to make
sure that Riverside County, and in particular its vulnerable
populations (elderly, disabled, homeless, and families with young
children) are prepared for disaster when it strikes. We all know a major
earthquake is inevitable, and the danger from wildfires, heat and high
winds occur every year.
Cool Centers and Warm Centers are located county-wide. They provide a
safe place for people, especially those most vulnerable, to escape
extreme seasonal temperatures and save money on their utility bills.
Cool Centers are active June 15 through October 15, and Warm Centers are
active December 1 through March 31.
2015/16 Warm Center Locations: English | Spanish