Earthquakes: Are you prepared?
Tuesday March 15, 2011
Recent devastating earthquakes in New Zealand and Japan send a wake-up call to all who live in quake-prone regions. For Napa area residents, it's only a matter of time before we are again impacted by a temblor. Nothing can be done to prevent quakes from occuring, but much can be done to be prepared. If an earthquake happened today, would you be ready to be self-sufficient for up to 72 hours? This United States Geological Survey (USGS) website offers an array of resources for risk assessment and preparedness. To stay informed when emergencies strike, register for alerts at www.nixle.com