Are You Prepared?

Through the Ready San José public education program, the Office of Emergency Management offers the following courses. 

30 Minute: Emergency Awareness Education -- provides a brief overview of emergency preparedness, including:

  • Hazards the City, its residents and businesses face
  • How to prepare for an emergency:
    • Make a plan
    • Building a kit
    • Get informed
    • Take action

1 Hour: Preparedness for All Hazards -- includes all material from the 30-minute course in addition to the following:

  • Preparedness activities in the home or business
  • Planning activities including emergency communications
  • Different types of emergency kits and the required supplies
  • Staying informed before, during and after an emergency
  • Taking action:

Please complete and submit this form if you would like to request a presentation for your business, church or neighborhood association.


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