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Media

Videos

Aware and Prepare August "Don't Forget the Pet"
Aware and Prepare August "Don't Forget the Pet" Spanish
Aware and Prepare July "Sand Castle"
Aware and Prepare July "Quinceanera" Spanish
Aware and Prepare June "Elevator" Spanish
Aware and Prepare June "Anonymous"
Aware and Prepare May "Francisco - Listos" Spanish
Aware and Prepare May "Jeff - Tea Fire Survivor"

Radio

During an emergency when the power is out and when critical and timely information must get out to the general public, the County Office of Emergency Management will utilize satellite equipment to regularly communicate with designated County radio stations that have generators and can continue to broadcast.

The stations below will transmit this information over their airways in English or Spanish.

Which Stations are Part of the Radio Ready System?

Are You Radio Ready?

Every household should have a hand-crank or battery-operated radio in their emergency “Ready Kits.” A hand crank radio is preferable, but if you already own a battery-operated radio, don’t forget to include extra batteries in your emergency ready kit.

Even if other forms of communication (such as your television or computer) are inoperable, a hand-crank or battery radio is the most dependable and transportable way to get information.

These types of radios usually have a flashlight, cell phone charger and solar cell, and you can easily carry it with you as you respond to an emergency.

Hand-crank radios are available on-line (browser search keywords “emergency crank radio”) or can usually be found in electronics, outdoors, and hunting and camping stores.