We practice once a year in September to be sure our community volunteers are in place and know what to do.
Requests have been made to hold additional unannounced drills at other times of the year. To date, we have never done that but the possibility that we could remains an option.
In the event of a large-scale earthquake, Block Captains should immediately activate.
Block Captains may be asked by city authorities to engage with their blocks in other circumstances, too, either in-person or by cell phone. These scenarios could include but are not limited to:
The next citywide drill is on September 11, 2023 at 6PM.
We continue to improve our capabilities through the years and want to thank ALL of those public servants and community leaders in the past two decades who have helped our city to be more prepared to respond to and to recover from a disaster.