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Central Coast Voices: Disaster preparedness—are you ready?

There have been record-setting hurricanes, floods and a pandemic. And this year in California six of the 20 largest wildfires in the state’s history have occurred, many of which are still burning.  News of mass evacuations are heard daily, often with little or no time at all to prepare. These hardships clearly illustrate the importance of emergency preparedness. If a disaster hits, will you be prepared? Would you be ready to go? Join host Fred Munroe as he speaks with Paul Deis, Red Cross disaster volunteer, and Dan McGauley, retired firefighter and paramedic with the city of Atascadero, as they discuss the importance of being disaster ready.

Broadcast date: 9/17/20

Central Coast Voices is sponsored by ACTION for Healthy Communities in collaboration with KCBX and made possible through underwriting by Joan Gellert-Sargen.

Emergency Preparedness Websites:

Ready.gov

Ready.gov/wildfires

Cal Fire Wildfire Evacuation Guide

Cal Fire Pre-Evacuation Preparataion Steps

Fire Safe Marin Wildfire Evacuation Checklist

San Luis Obispo Sheriff's Office Reverse 911-Sign Up for Evacuation Alerts

San Luis Obispo County Red Cross

Fred Munroe is a co-host of the KCBX talk show Central Coast Voices, heard every Thursday afternoon from 1:00-2:00. Fred has successfully divided his time as a local entrepreneur, political leader, and communicator. He owns and manages two local firms addressing personal travel planning and public transportation; Travel With Fred and Ridership Development Consultants.
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