Training and education to keep you and
your family safe, warm, and fed in the event of a disaster



Help Your Children Prepare With Games and Activities

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Ready Pets

Your Pets Count on You to Prepare for an Emergency

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CERT Graduates

Train. Drill. Repeat. Ways to Stay Involved

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Why Prepare? Life can change in an instant.


  • We live in an area at risk for earthquakes, wildfire, floods, and more
  • You may be given 10 minutes notice to evacuate your home
  • First responders may not be able to help your community for days
  • Knowing your neighbors and organizing a group may save your life
  • Have a family evacuation plan and designated meeting places
  • Know when and how to turn off your gas and water


Latest News

  • Change Smoke Alarm Battery

Change Smoke Alarm Battery

  • Posted on November 4 2015

It’s that time of year again! Last weekend we changed our clocks to “fall back” to mark the end of Daylight Saving Time. Take […]

  • Halloween Safety Tips

Halloween Safety Tips

  • Posted on October 30 2015

On October 31, children from San Rafael will venture out into a cool fall night to trick-or-treat. To make it a safe afternoon and evening, the […]

FEMA logoThis project is supported by US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) FY2011 Homeland Security Grant #97-067 awarded by the State of California Office of Homeland Security (Cal OES). The opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of DHS.
“At first we didn’t know each other; at the end we were a united CERT team.”
Carol, Mill Valley
“If a disaster happened in West Marin, this training will be key to how I will respond. ”
Bob, Nicasio
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