Emergency Preparedness and Recovery
The following website links and resources provide tips to help prepare for an emergency such as power outages, wildfires, earthquakes, and floods. Information on what to do during and after an emergency is also provided.
- Contra Costa County Public Safety & Emergency Information
- California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services
For individuals and families:
- Community Awareness & Emergency Response
4. Contra Costa Crisis Center
A new website has been developed to help Californians facing the unique challenges brought on by wildfire and power shutoffs. You can explore the resources provided at https://response.ca.gov.
Wildfire Preparedness and Evacuation in Contra Costa County
Power Outages and Food Safety
Power outages can be inconvenient and dangerous for several reasons, but one of the most concerning is the safety of your food. Learn how to keep food safe before, during, and after a power outage.
Disaster Related Food Assistance
The Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (D-SNAP) gives food assistance to low-income households with food loss or damage caused by a natural disaster.