October 8, 2020 Emergency Preparedness Class – Pre Disaster Preparation
Selected Participant Questions and Answers:
Q. Where can I find the form to help me make a disaster plan?
A. You can download the plan form at https://www.sf72.org/plan
Q. How can I keep kitchen cabinet doors closed during an earthquake?
A. This website provides numerous suggestions on how to secure cabinet doors. https://www.earthquakecountry.org/step1/cabinets/
Q. Do cell phone towers have a backup power source in case of a power outage?
A. On July 16 2020, the CA Public Utilities Commission issued a requirement for a 72 hour backup power requirement to ensure that a minimum level of service and coverage is maintained during disasters or power outages in Tier 2 and 3 High Fire Threat Districts. Providers have 12 months to implement. See