Emergency Preparedness

CERT-Team1The Campbell Police Department works collaboratively with the Santa Clara County Fire Department to manage the city's emergency services program and provide planning, training, and coordination of city personnel for an effective response to natural, technological, and human-caused disasters. The manager of the emergency services program reviews and updates the city's emergency plan, maintains the city's Emergency Operations Center (EOC), is active in the Santa Clara County Emergency Managers Association (EMA), and serves as staff to the city's representative on the Santa Clara County Emergency Planning Committee (EPC). For more info on emergency preparedness, you can email the Emergency Preparedness Division.
Emergency Preparedness: make a plan, build a kit, be informed.

Make A Plan

If a disaster strikes, are you prepared? Make a plan today.
Visit ready.go to plan ahead!

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Basic Fire Escape Planning
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Build A Kit

After a disaster, you may need to survive on your own until help arrives. Make sure you have an Emergency Supply Kit ready with extra food, water, and other necessities to last for several days.

What to pack in your Emergency Supply Kit

Stay Informed

The City of Campbell uses an community emergency notification system called AlertSCC. Officials use this systems to notify residents by telephone of emergencies such as earthquakes, fires, situations involving hazardous materials, hostage situations, barricaded subjects, etc. 

Community Emergency Notification Systems
AlertSCC Text your zip-code to 888777 to sign up for alerts. Opens in new window

Personal Emergency Preparedness Workshops

Are you ready for the next disaster? The Personal Emergency Preparedness (PEP) workshop is a three hour class where you will learn how to prepare yourself, your family, and your home for a significant disaster.

Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Training

The Community Emergency Response Team Program educates people about disaster preparedness for hazards that may impact the area and trains them in basic disaster response skills, such as fire safety, light search and rescue, team organization, and disaster medical operations.

Citizens who are prepared in advance can work as a team and provide essential services to their neighborhood and workplace in the event of a disaster. By training as a Community Emergency Response Team member (CERT), you can play a vital role in the city's disaster recovery efforts.

CERT training requires 21 hours over seven sessions and costs $35. To register, contact county fire by email or at 408-378-4010.

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