Be a Hero to Your Loved Ones

With a little planning, you can be prepared during the next big emergency.

April is Hazardous Materials Awareness Month!

Always handle chemicals with care. At home or at work, follow directions for proper use and storage. Report dangerous spills to 911. Remember-Sending household chemicals to the landfill can be toxic to the environment. Don’t let your spring cleaning turn into a real disaster. Dispose of chemicals properly at your local hazardous waste disposal site. To find a location near you, visit HERE.

Be a Neighborhood Hero

Leap into action by lending a helping hand to others along the journey to preparedness.  Check out these local groups of do-gooders.

Remember the Steps

Stay informed, make a plan, build a kit, get involved. In just a few easy steps, you’ll be ready to defend yourself and loved ones from the unexpected.

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Ventura County residents may opt-in to receive emergency notifications that deliver time-sensitive alerts when there is a threat to health or safety.

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Get Started on Your Emergency Kit

Don't wait until an emergency happens, when it's too late! Ready Ventura County makes it easy for you to create a kit that's just right for your household. Use our plan builder to get started today.