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Prepare Now

Plan for your safety, and the safety of your loved ones.  

Prepare yourself, and help others to prepare, as you are able.  

If you or those connected to you have medical and/or mobility needs that are dependent upon electrical power, it is particularly important that you act now.
Planning for Those with Electricity-Dependent Medical Needs
Emergency Preparedness, Disaster Safety for Individuals with Disabilities

PG&E Safety Action Center
Preparedness resources are available in PG&E’s Safety Action Center:
https://www.safetyactioncenter.pge.com/

Have a Family Emergency Plan

FEMA Family Emergency Plan (English)
Further FEMA planning tools, additional languages

Prepare an Emergency Supply Kit, with supplies sufficient for at least a 72-hour period.  PG&E officials have stated that a PSPS event could last up to 5 days.  These supplies will need to be periodically refreshed.
Emergency Supply Kit Checklist
FEMA Disaster Supplies Checklist

Some residents may choose to seek a backup power solution for their residence.  Information is available on the Generators & Backup Power page.

Remember, a Public Safety Power Shutdown (PSPS) is just one type of event where power may be lost for an extended period, and it is important that you and those around you are ready.
Be Prepared for Emergencies
PG&E Emergency Preparedness Brochure
prepareforpowerdown.com (English)
prepareforpowerdown.com (Spanish)

Is the food in my fridge safe to eat?

Guidance for Personal Home Food Safety 
Guidance for Retail Food Establishments

Department of Homeland Security Emergency Preparedness Resources

http://www.ready.gov/
Power Outage Preparedness
Wildfire Preparedness

Further Resources

FCC Emergency Communications Tips
CDC Disability and Health Emergency Preparedness Tools and Resources
CDC Tips for Preventing Heat-Related Illness
UCLA Health System’s “Get Ready, Stay Ready”