Our View: We are not ready for The Really Big One, Mail Tribune Opinion, July 23, 2015
Imagine a wildfire raging in your community and only having minutes to evacuate your home. What do you want to take out of your home? How will you communicate with loved ones? These are just some of the questions you should be able to answer before a disaster strikes.
"Cloud of Smoke," gives a first-hand account of what itís like to experience a wildfire, and highlighting the importance of being prepared.
Southern Oregon is a beautiful place to live, but nonetheless we are vulnerable to fires, floods, severe storms, earthquakes, dam failures, landslides and hazardous spills. Many of these disasters have already occurred here and undoubtedly will again. During a disaster you may be able to stay in your home but it could be without power or water. This preparedness guide and family workbook will help you to be ready for whatever emergencies may occur.
|JACKSON COUNTY HANDBOOK 2015.PDF (6488.8kb)|