The Department of Public Safety’s (DPS) Office of Emergency Services provides training, support and services to ensure the City is prepared to respond to and recover from the effects of major emergencies.
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Developing your own emergency plan and supply kit that will last at least 72 hours until outside help arrives could save your life during a disaster.
The City sponsors and coordinates programs and classes in conjunction with well-trained volunteers to provide supplemental effective disaster response support to the community.
Learn more about the Sunnyvale Emergency Response Volunteers
The City’s CERT program is a seven-week training that will provide you with disaster-preparedness and -response tools and knowledge. The program is open to Sunnyvale residents.
The SNAP program aims to strengthen disaster readiness among neighbors by organizing Map Your Neighborhood gatherings and coordinating neighborhoods for disaster response.
This two-and-a-half hour PEP class will teach you how to prepare yourself, your family and home for a variety of emergencies including chemical spills, storms, power outages, fires, floods and earthquakes.
SARES gives amateur radio operators the opportunity to provide backup emergency communication to first responders over two-way radios during disasters.
Register with SARES Coordinator Jerry Thalls by email or call 408-739-5080.