Our parent company, Edison International, is partnering with the American Red Cross to increase emergency preparedness throughout Southern California. Our joint effort, PrepareSoCal will help save lives by teaching people how to stay safe and how to respond to emergencies. We encourage you and your loved ones to “Get a Kit. Make a Plan. Be Informed."
Here are tips to help you prepare at home, at work, at school, and on the road.
- Preparedness Guide (pdf)
- Checklist: Important Documents for Safekeeping (pdf)
- Tips from PrepareSoCal (pdf)
An emergency can happen at any time. You can help your family be prepared for any emergency situation with a safety preparedness plan, some basic supplies, and advance planning. Whether a storm, an earthquake, a fire, or a flood comes our way, preparedness will help everyone cope better and stay safer.
Keep basic necessities on hand — from medical prescriptions to canned goods. It’s the first step in being ready for emergency. Keep a supply of essentials in an easily-accessible location, so you’ll be able to get to them quickly, even in the dark. Here’s what you’ll need:
A little planning and preparation can pay off and help keep your family safe. Start by learning how to use your home’s fuse and breaker boxes, and invest in surge protectors to protect your electronics if power goes out. Be sure they’re properly rated for your electronics.