Emergency Preparedness Activities,
Barron Park (Neighborhood) Association
Charter (as of 1996 January 12)
- Goal: to provide information and guidance for emergency situations.
- To help prepare residents to be self-sufficient
for the first 72 hours after an emergency occurs.
- To ensure that the Barron Park Neighborhood,
including local schools,
are provided with storage bins which contain
food, water, medical supplies and other emergency necessities.
- To acquire equipment, such as diesel-electric generators
and heavy-duty tools,
for each city area,
for example, Barron Park.
- To provide training for residents in disaster and emergency
practices and procedures.
- To form local communication networks to include
- To see that all City wells are up to acceptable standards
and accessible for use during emergencies.
- To utilize our parks and schools to serve as coordination centers
- To schedule emergency preparedness drills.
Earthquake Maps and other Background information
- Pandemic Flu: Guide for families released by US Government (2006-01-06)
Case Studies - Disaster Prep/Survival
Archive - Images
Archives - Activities
Archives - History
- Preparedness: various sources, much overlap
- City's Emergency Preparedness evaluation related to 1998 Flood from San Francisquito Creek:
From the 1998 June 17 issue of the Palo Alto Weekly:
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