Emergency Preparedness

Milpitas is exposed to a wide variety of hazards, both natural and man-made. Earthquakes, fires, severe storms, power outages, localized flooding, and acts of terrorism are just some of the potential emergencies we may encounter.

In a major disaster, it might be several days before vital services are restored.

Imagine that you have no electricity, no gas, no water, and no telephone service. Imagine that all the businesses are closed and you are without any kind of emergency services. What will you do until help arrives?

View the resources below to find out how you can prepare yourself and your family for an emergency. You can also learn what to do in response to a specific disaster.