Disaster preparedness information

The City of Hayward is at risk for a wide array of disasters, from earthquakes to flooding. Disaster preparedness not only consists of having a survival kit in your home, place of business, and your car, but it is also knowledge that can travel with you wherever you go. The Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) provides disaster preparedness training for your home and workplace. Preparedness topics include earthquake preparedness, disaster fire suppression techniques, disaster medical operations, light search & rescue operations, team organization & disaster psychology, and terrorism & homeland defense.

In The City of Hayward, disaster preparedness is a primary focus for all City departments. Such efforts are fortified through partnerships with the community, volunteer groups, non-profits, stakeholders, and City leaders, thereby increasing the City of Hayward’s resiliency to disasters and its ability to recover.

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