Disaster Preparedness

Every day we all face natural, technological, chemical and man-made hazards that can potentially become disasters. Even though the probability of you or your family being injured or killed in a disaster is very low, it is extremely probable that your lives will be impacted. Utilities may be interrupted for hours or even days; your home, workplace, or school may be damaged or destroyed; roads and highways may be closed; and stores may be closed due to damage or have shortages of the items you need. For these reasons, it is extremely important for you to prepare in advance for disasters. The following links provide valuable information on how to ensure you and your family are ready for any disaster or emergency you may face.

If you would like to fill in a Family Emergency Plan description for each member of your family, go to: http://ready.adcouncil.org/fep/ 

Click on the round icon "Start a new plan", and you will be able to fill in important information for each family member. You can print this information out to keep a copy with the "Go Kit" or to include with the important documents if you have to evacuate your home. Remember, Get a Kit. Make a Plan and Be Informed.

County of Los Angeles Emergency Survival Guide 

Family Emergency Plan Card

5 Step Neighborhood Action Kit


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The Hawthorne Veteran Affairs Commission sponsored their 2nd Annual Veterans Benefits Day on Saturday, April 28, 2018 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Hawthorne Memorial Center located at 3901 W. El Segundo Blvd in Hawthorne.  CERT of Hawthorne was an exhibitor at the event.