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ABC “Emergency Preparedness Links” from our General Meeting on July 21, 2021

We learned steps to protect our family and home with “Emergency Preparedness”: * Eugene City Councilor for Ward 8 and former Fire Chief Randy Groves spoke about the importance of being prepared, * We learned how to create our own Family plan, * Fill our Go-bags, * Sign up for EWEB’s Pledge to Prepare, * Matt Albertson spoke about Emergency Communication, * We learned how to prepare our home for Wildfire Defensible Space, * Know where to find Your Evacuation Zone from the link, * We learned about and/or Volunteer to Map Your Neighborhood & set up your Neighborhood Watch group.

Explore these “Emergency Preparedness Links” from our ABC General Meeting on July 21:

(There may be duplicates as I have included ALL the links that were provided to us.)

Make Your Family Plan: https://www.ready.gov/plan

For Building your Kit/Go-bag: https://www.ready.gov/kit

Wildfires / Defensible Space: https://www.ready.gov/wildfires#prepare

Know your Evacuation Zone (enter your address in the link to find out your zone):

Map Your Neighborhood information: https://www.eugene-or.gov/1177/Neighborhoods

https://mil.wa.gov/map-your-neighborhood (Washington state started this program)

Links to Important Information from City Councilor and former Fire Chief Randy Groves:

Resources:·City of Eugene Emergency Preparedness – https://www.eugene-or.gov/1176/Personal-Preparedness

·Northwest Natural Emergency Preparedness – https://www.nwnatural.com/safety/emergency-preparedness

Free FEMA Emergency Preparedness Publications·https://www.ready.gov/publications

Emergency Preparedness Kit:·Tips for building a budget friendly preparedness kit – https://www.eugene-or.gov/DocumentCenter/View/21114/Tips-for-Building-a-Budget-friendly-kit?bidId=

Emergency Phone Numbers:

EMERGENCY call 9-1-1

Non-Emergency call 541-682-5111

Lane County Emergency Management (sign up to receive notifications):

Emergency Alerts & Apps:

https://eugene-or.gov/3687/Emergency-Information: National Weather Service TripCheck Travel Conditions Flash Alert Newswire Earthquake Mobile App

https://eugene-or.gov/list.aspx (scroll down to Alerts for Emergency Alerts)

American Red Cross Apps: Emergency Earthquake First Aid Pet First Aid

Alerting Tools (Resources in hyperlinks)

YouTube, 66 min Zoom edit from two-hour meeting July 15, 2021 with Patence Winningham-Melcher speaking at “How Alert Are We?” with the Eugene Neighborhoods’ Preparedness Network (ENPN).

Lane County website Evacuation Information has a link to sign up for AlertSense, as well as the Evacuation and Alerts brochure to download.

Presentation PDFs: Alerting Tools, outreach slides with live links.

Eugene area fire officials have released an interactive Evacuation Zone Map from Eugene Springfield Fire

FEMA Heads-up: 8/11 Test of National Emergency Alert System (1 min EAS test described in 3 min video)

“Preparing Your Digital Go-Bag” FAN talk notes on Alerts & Apps, 2019

Prep Your Phone – organizing contacts for you and others, etc.

Eugene Neighborhoods’ Preparedness Network, ENPN Info

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