Disaster Preparedness & Safety Links

San Mateo County's Office of Emergency Services (OES) has been established to help our citizens, businesses, and communities prepare for the next major disaster, whether that be an earthquake, flood, fire, severe weather event, gas line explosion, or terrorist attack, to name a few examples.

One of the first things that you can do to prepare yourself and your family is to create a Family Disaster Plan. You should also create an Evacuation Plan for both your home and neighborhood. After you have completed these plans, you should put together an Emergency Supply Kit for your home, office, and car. Read more »