News of wildfires, flooding and power outages are all over the news. You know you should be prepared. Maybe you feel a little overwhelmed? How to plan? What to pack in a go bag? Steps to take to secure your belongs? Who to listen to for accurate information? When can you find the time to get all that done? The good news is there is quite a bit of information out there to guide you. Training is available. The time to start is now.

ABC7 has gathered resources and tips to make it easier for you to access preparedness information all in one place.

Check out this comprehensive article from ABC7News. Information about earthquake readiness, Firewise tips, evacuation planning, emergency kits and a directory of links and resources that provide reliable, timely and accurate information. Link: Prepare NORCAL

Martinez Area CERT offers free training throughout the year. See our offerings at the Training section at this website. Our free Basic Training session starts 9/14. if you’re interested in this or future sessions, email us at