Santa Clara County Fire Department

Evacuation Planning and Reviews

If you need assistance developing or updating the evacuation plan for your business, health care facility, school or home, the Santa Clara County Fire Department can supply you with helpful guidelines. If you are interested in receiving this information, please contact the Public Education Office.

The Santa Clara County Fire Department will provide a trained representative to observe evacuation drills and provide feedback for schools, businesses and health care facilities. To request an evacuation drill review, please contact the Public Education Office.

Are You Ready? A Guide to Citizen Preparedness:
Includes facts on disaster survival techniques, disaster-specific information, and how to prepare for and respond to both natural and man-made disasters.

Avoiding Earthquake Damage: A Checklist for Homeowners

Emergency Management Guide for Business & Industry
Download a Step-By-Step Approach to Emergency Planning, Response and Recovery for Companies of All Sizes

Emergency Preparedness Checklist

Burn Institute
Every family should plan and practice a fire escape plan with all members of the household. Use this on-line tool to design and print your family's Fire Escape Plan.

Additional helpful links

72 Hours, Are You Prepared?:

American Red Cross:

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC):

County of Santa Clara Official Website (Handling Emergencies):

Disaster Help:

Environmental Protection Agency:

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA):

Home Safety Council:

National Fire Protection Association (NFPA):

National Safety Council:

US Department of Homeland Security:

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