What Can Citizens Do? A Guide to Terrorism Preparedness
We Can : Have a family plan Be aware of surroundings Stay informed Report suspicious activities to the San Diego FBI office at 858-565-1255 Volunteer
1.School 2.Work 3.Away from Home 4.Home Family Preparedness Plan
A Family Preparedness Plan Decide on a meeting place Make a list of emergency phone numbers Have an emergency supply kit Locate fire exits and extinguishers Take a first aid and CPR class Practice the plan
At School Ask How will schools communicate with families? Do they store enough food, water and other basic supplies? Are they prepared to “shelter- in-place?” Prepare Keep a mini version of emergency kit in backpack
Kid’s Mini Emergency Kit A small bottle of water One or two granola bars A list of emergency phone numbers Mini flashlight Bottle of hand sanitizer gel
At Work Know your company’s plan Know the exit routes, location of fire extinguishers and medical kits Have a designated post- evacuation meeting location Make a list of phone numbers Gather personal emergency supplies: flashlights, walking shoes, a water bottle and other items.
Be Aware of Surroundings Know your Neighbors Identify neighbors who need additional help and make a plan to help them in an emergency Create Neighborhood Watch group Report suspicious activities in your neighborhood to the San Diego FBI office at 858-565-1255
Stay Informed Learn about terrorism Know ways to access community resources and information Listen to local radio and television reports Emergency announcements
Volunteer Prevent, prepare for and respond to emergencies No matter what your profession, experience or expertise Emergency announcements
Ways to Cope Talk with your children Normalize their reactions and feelings Spend time with your family Reassure others Keep your routine or schedule Seek professional help
Before, During and After an Attack Make a Plan Have an emergency supply kit Stay informed Know your surroundings Stay calm Follow official instructions Take protective actions Stay calm Evacuate hazardous areas if necessary Stay informed Follow official instructions Stay calm Before DuringAfter
County of San Diego Office of Emergency Services Deborah Steffen, Director County Board of Supervisors Greg Cox, District 1 Dianne Jacob, District 2 Pam Slater, District 3 Ron Roberts,District 4 Bill Horn, District 5 Chief Administrative Officer Chief Administrative Officer Walter F. Ekard Deputy Chief Administrative Officer, Public Safety Group Deputy Chief Administrative Officer, Public Safety Group W. Harold Tuck, Jr. Developed for the County of San Diego Office of Emergency Services
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