Ready Lancaster: Emergency Preparedness for Residents

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We all know Emergency Preparedness is important. But sometimes the task can seem a bit daunting. We've consolidated the info into 3 simple steps -- which can be accomplished over a weekend, or the course of a few evenings. We've included links to trusted sources such as PrepareSoCal and Ready.Gov to get you started. 

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 1. Get a KIT

(Can be found at local stores such as Walmart and Costco or purchased online)


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2. Prep your HOME

(And know what to do in an emergency)


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 3. Make a PLAN

Don't forget -- a good emergency plan includes sources from which you'll get official emergency  information. Sign up for Nixle, Lancaster's emergency notification system. See the video below for more information. 




The Next Step

Completed all three steps and ready for more? Take an AV CERT class and learn how you can help the surrounding community during a disaster.

For information on how the City of Lancaster plans for emergencies, visit For additional information, contact Emergency Services Administrator, Andrew Noga at 661-723-6056.  

Ready Lancaster News

Ready Lancaster and Nixle garner two national awards. Read Nov. 2018 press release.
Council Member Raj Malhi announces launch of Ready Lancaster program. Read Nov. 2017 press release.

Check out our Facebook and Twitter pages, where we'll be posting helpful info and tips. Join us in creating a Ready Lancaster!