ReadySanDiego Frequently Asked Questions

Below are the answers to many frequently asked questions that the San Diego County Office of Emergency Services has received in response to information provided on ReadySanDiego. We hope you find the answers helpful. Please note that these questions are designed to further supplement the information on ReadySanDiego. 

Most importantly, as you consider your personal and family preparedness, we urge you to remember that the best thing you and your family can do during an emergency is to listen to messages from your local emergency managers, either broadcasted on radio and/or television. They will tell you when to shelter-in-place and when to evacuate. They will provide you with the best ways to protect yourself and your family. With that information, and the preparedness information provided on ReadySanDiego, you will be better able to take appropriate action quickly and decisively.