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855 N. San Pedro St.
San Jose, CA 95110

Ph: (408) 794-7055
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Emergency Preparedness
10 Ways You Can Be Disaster Prepared

  1. Learn which kinds of natural and human-caused disasters pose a risk for your area (earthquakes, fires, floods, etc.)
  2. Develop a Family Disaster Plan and put it in writing.
  3. Build Disaster Supply Kits for your home, office, and car.
  4. Choose an out-of-town contact person whom family members may call to report how and where they are during an emergency.
  5. Know where to go during an emergency; designate a park, school or other convenient location.
  6. Prepare your children and remember those with special needs, such as infants, seniors, and people with disabilities.
  7. Include your companion/service animals in your Family Disaster Plan.
  8. Eliminate hazards in your home and office.
  9. Learn how to keep yourself and your family safe by taking first aid, CPR and other preparedness classes.
  10. Get involved -- donate blood, educate your neighbors, and join your local Citizen Corps and volunteer!

For more information, please contact:

Office of Emergency Services
855 N. San Pedro Street
San Jose, CA 95110
(408) 794-7055

News and Announcements
Flood Update - 5:00 PM
The City of San Jose has made significant progress today on Reentry and Recovery operations. For those who remain under mandatory or advisory evacuation orders, we are working as quickly as we can to make it possible for residents to go home. Read on...
Flood Update - 9:30 AM
The City of San Jose is moving to a Re-entry and Recovery phase for the flooding from Coyote Creek. Creek flows are still high, and Anderson Reservoir continues to spill water at a high rate. However, Coyote Creek levels are continuing to recede. Read on...