County of San Diego announces updated Personal Disaster Preparedness Pamphlet
SAN DIEGO (KUSI) – The County Office of Emergency Services announced today that a new, updated Personal Disaster Preparedness Pamphlet is being mailed out to 200,000 residents and 5,000 businesses in the County’s highest fire-prone areas.
By the way, next Monday will be the anniversary of the 2007 firestorm and next Friday will be the anniversary of the 2003 firestorm. The pamphlet goes out next week too.
The announcement was at the County’s Office of Emergency Services, Supervisor Dianne Jacob and Emergency Services Director Holly Porter were joined by Nick Schuler, Deputy Chief of CalFire and the San Diego Fire Authority, to highlight the latest edition to wildfire preparedness. Porter told us, “We had a previous 2006 edition. This has been updated with even more pertinent information about all of our hazards in the County. It also includes the terminology used when it comes to disasters.
If you don’t live in a high risk area, but still want a pamphlet, it’s online. Go to readysandiego.org.