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Emergency Preparedness


The best protection during an emergency is to be informed. The more you know about natural and other disasters the better prepared you will be. There are important differences among potential emergencies in San Mateo County that impact the decisions you make and the actions you take to prepare and respond. Visit our partner organizations' websites to learn more about the different threats in your area and what you can do to protect and prepare your family, yourself, and your property. 

California State Warning Center

San Mateo County Sheriff's Office of Emergency Services

National Tsunami Warning Center

San Mateo County Health


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SMC Alert