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It’s neighbors that count during emergencies. When disaster strikes, “46% percent of individuals expect to rely a great deal on people in their neighborhood for assistance within the first 72 hours after a disaster”. (Source: ready.gov.) So, get connected!  Get to know them and how you can help each other during a wildfire. 

Here are a few programs to help you get organized and collectively take action.

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To learn more about what you can
do to prepare your community:

Use the Wildfire Preparedness Toolkit or Preparing for Wildfire Recovery Toolkit to help you work with your neighbors to build awareness and understanding of actions you can do to better prepare for and recover from wildfire in your place.
Work with your local fire department to create a neighborhood evacuation plan.
Contact your closest WAFAC member to learn about the technical and financial
assistance resources available to help your neighborhood prepare for wildfire.

Toolkits:

Neighborhood Leaders & Ambassadors

News:

Neighborhood Leaders & Ambassadors