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Disaster Preparation Resources

  • Ready Marin calendar for basic CERT classes, and advanced or continuing training/drills

  • Fire Safe Marin to learn more about wildfire safety. See Fire Safe Marin's Wildfire Evacuation Guide and the following videos: Wildfire Defensible Space and Fire-Smart Landscaping.

  • Central Marin Fire Marshal, Ruben Martin: Advises on hardening your home, landscaping to mitigate fire risks, potential evacuation pathways,, will meet with NRGs or groups of neighbors., Chipper program

  • Firewise USA program, groups of 8 neighbors to maximum 2500 homes, creating defensible space at the neighborhood level, USAA discounts, Chipper Program

  • Fireinmarin 2-hour class. Pre-registration required for this popular, informative, visual class. To register: Call (415) 269-6836 or email and leave your name, number, fire station # if you know it and email as well as which date class you wish to attend. Katherine Randolph will reply to confirm your registration and send the location.

  • Marin Humane, pets are family too! See information on classes and disaster preparedness for pets.

  •, Register and get a reminder to practice how to act safely during an earthquake to decrease your chances of injury. Practice the shakeout drill once a year. A great block party event idea? 

  • LA Times July 2019 Article: "How you Protect yourself During an Earthquake might all be wrong" 

Post Disaster Resources

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  2. (informational, community and action based alerts by zipcode. You may opt out of information and community alerts at and

  3. PG&E Safety Shutoff Alerts, you will get notified according to each alert system.

  4. You are automatically signed up for Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEAs aka Amber Alerts, 5 mile radius)

​Sign up now for all alert systems and emergency information. See instuctions.

Local Radio Stations (or check your local TV station):  

  • 1330 AM, Corte Madera’s emergency information station

  • KCBS 740 AM

  • KGO 810 AM

  • KQED 88.5 FM ​

  • NOAA weather alert radio channels listed by County

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