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Surviving the Wild West - California's Day of Preparedness Events/DispForm.aspx?ID=8Surviving the Wild West - California's Day of PreparednessHead on down to Old Sacramento to see how YOU can Survive the Wild West.8/27/2016 5:00:00 PM8/27/2016 9:00:00 PMOld Sacramento<p>​​​​​Cal OES will host the 11th annual <a href="/ICESite/Pages/California-Day-of-Preparedness.aspx">California Day of Preparedness​​</a> event in h​istoric Old Sacramento. The event will take place on Saturday, August 27 and kicks off National Preparedness Month. California is prone to many disasters and all Californians should have a disaster plan and be ready to – survive the Wild West. Visitors will learn about emergency preparedness as well as experience a variety of disaster readiness demonstrations including a mobile earthquake simulator, watch water rescues, and see the skills of search and rescue dogs in action. There will be music and food as well! To view the Facebook event page​, click <a href="" target="_blank">here​</a>​.​</p>{DE718002-F797-4A5F-9A91-67265FE0EC47}GP0|#875715ee-60c3-484d-a675-974d0f2f1202;L0|#0875715ee-60c3-484d-a675-974d0f2f1202|News & Media;GTSet|#35129ea4-2b69-4523-92bc-aa23dc2aa4fb0x0100E06C2D919CFD734A97280E79E87DD00B01010061CD461A3EF99A48B6C28504E7528C4E8
Erskine Fire; CDAA-2016-03 Applicants' Briefing Fire; CDAA-2016-03 Applicants' BriefingThe Applicants' Briefing contains information regarding the affcted jurisdictions, available assistance, and California Disaster Assistance Act (CDAA) appliction information.9/9/2016 5:00:00 PM9/9/2016 7:00:00 PMKern County Administrative Center, Third Floor 1115 Truxtun Avenue Bakersfield, California 93301<p>​On June 24, 2016, a Governor's Proclamation was issued in response to the Erskine Fire event. The Applicants' Briefing will review information regarding the affected jusrisdictions, available assistance and application information.  </p>{A73EDE64-7048-4A8F-B069-0473CF062D4F}GP0|#5c2352b6-fb4e-475d-8d45-1bce5e618ade;L0|#05c2352b6-fb4e-475d-8d45-1bce5e618ade|Recovery;GTSet|#35129ea4-2b69-4523-92bc-aa23dc2aa4fb0x0100E06C2D919CFD734A97280E79E87DD00B01020044D24B94BBDA524F97A9D7F7141BE15737
Safety Assessment Evaluator and Coordinator Training San Diego Assessment Evaluator and Coordinator Training San DiegoPost-Disaster Safety Assessment Evaluator and Coordinator training sponsored by the Structural Engineers Association of San Diego.9/21/2016 3:30:00 PM9/22/2016 12:00:00 AMSan Diego Environmental Services Building 9601 Ridgehaven Court San Diego, CA 92123<p>​This class will train credentialed persons to be SAP Evaluators to work in the field posting buildings and infrastructure for safety and usability on behalf of local governments.  Class is limited to 65 persons.  $85 registration fee includes breakfast, lunch, and materials.  To register, please email Henry Barton Hill: <a href="" target="_blank"></a> </p>{14E1A425-AFD9-4489-91AB-4D2060218D69}GP0|#5c2352b6-fb4e-475d-8d45-1bce5e618ade;L0|#05c2352b6-fb4e-475d-8d45-1bce5e618ade|Recovery;GTSet|#35129ea4-2b69-4523-92bc-aa23dc2aa4fb0x0100E06C2D919CFD734A97280E79E87DD00B01030200711E995CF7C006488B227BA0DE289FD325
State Emergency Response Commission (SERC) Quarterly Meeting Events/DispForm.aspx?ID=16State Emergency Response Commission (SERC) Quarterly MeetingFiles pertaining to this meeting will be available for download closer to the meeting date.10/26/2016 8:30:00 PM10/26/2016 11:00:00 PMCal OES 3650 Schriever Ave Mather, CA 95655 Room: Multipurpose Room (MPR) 1 & 2 Contact: Brian Abeel Phone: (916) 845-8768 Email:{82B0CF05-60EF-4926-857D-D280662627A1}GP0|#8956b78c-ade5-4aa1-b9a6-2981aed508bc;L0|#08956b78c-ade5-4aa1-b9a6-2981aed508bc|Fire & Rescue;GTSet|#35129ea4-2b69-4523-92bc-aa23dc2aa4fb0x0100E06C2D919CFD734A97280E79E87DD00B0101000BEFB8DAF9062147909BB37E58F5E3B816