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Important Links


AlertSCC is a free, easy, way for anyone who lives or works in Santa Clara County to get emergency warnings sent directly to their cell phone, mobile device, email, or landline.  It only takes a minute. Sign up for AlertSCC today and tell someone you love!

CERT and Emergency Preparedness

FEMA's CERT Website including CERT Training Materials - Go here to learn more about the CERT program, take an online course and download any of the CERT Basic Training Course materials.  Student Manuals, Instructor Guides, PowerPoint presentations are all here. - Ready is a National public service campaign designed to educate and empower the American people to prepare for, respond to and mitigate emergencies, including natural and man-made disasters. 

FEMA - Emergency Management Institute - Independent Study (Free Online Training for Anyone) - These online courses are free for everyone, often with no pre-requisites.


Local Emergency Services Coordination

Most jurisdictions have an Office of Emergency Services or someone in charge of coordinating emergency services.  

City of Gilroy Emergency Preparedness

City of Morgan Hill Office of Emergency Services

Santa Clara County Office of Emergency Management

Emergency Operations Plans

The emergency operations plan (EOP) outlines how a jurisdiction responds to emergencies. The EOP sets guidelines to manage a disaster in an effective, efficient, and timely manner.  


City of Gilroy Emergency Operations Plan

Morgan Hill Emergency Operations Plan

Santa Clara County Emergency Operations Plan

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