Over the last two years (2017 and 2018) California has been severely impacted by wildfires. These wildfires did not only destroy homes, schools and environments, but also impacted far away areas through smoke. Furthermore, wildfires are known to increase the risk of other disasters like flash floods and landslides. Below are resources to help understand how to respond to a wildfire and what to do after.
American Red Cross - Wildfire Safety
Information on what to do before, during, and after a wildfire.
California Department of Education Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) Sheet - Wildfires
FAQs for School Districts and Superintendents
Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA) - Flood After Fire
How to reduce the risk of flooding after a wildfire
FEMA - Understanding Mudflow
Be prepared for a potential mudflow after a wildfire.
FEMA - Wildfire Information Sheet
How to stay safe when a wildfire threatens.
Ready.gov - Wildfires
Information on wildfires.
Ready.gov - Wildfire Safety Toolkit
Social media toolkit to prepare in case of a fire.