CARES follows all accepted Emergency Management directives, procedures, and practices as outlined by the City of Cupertino, County of Santa Clara, the State of California, and FEMA. These jurisdictions and agencies...
- SEMS - Standardized Emergency Management System. The Standardized Emergency Management System (SEMS) is the cornerstone of California's emergency response system and the fundamental structure for the response phase of emergency management. See the California's SEMS program for more details.
- ICS - Incident Command System. The Incident Command System (ICS) is a systematic tool used for the command, control, and coordination of emergency response. ICS is a subcomponent of the National Incident Management System (NIMS), as released by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security in 2004.
- EOP - City of Cupertino Emergency Operations Plan. The EOP is a framework for guiding Cupertino city personnel to respond to an emergency when it happens for the risks and hazards that the City may face. The ultimate intent is to address the needs of all people located within the city.
6 Apr 2017, General Meeting
Topic: San Jose Water & Emergency Preparedness. 7:30pm to 9:00pm, Social Room, Quinlan Center
15 Apr 2017, Cupertino's Big Bunny Fun Run!
CARES has been asked to support this family friendly 5K run event. 8:00am to 11:00am, City Hall More Details...
4 May 2017, General Meeting
Topic: Infrastructure Safety Assessment (ISA) Drill Prep. 7:30pm to 9:00pm, EOC, City Hall
13 May 2017, ISA Exercise
CARES Field Deployment to perform the Infrastructure Safety Assessment Exercise. 8:00am to 12:00pm, details to follow.
1 Jun 2017, General Meeting
Topic: TBD. 7:30pm to 9:00pm, EOC, City Hall
24 Jun 2017, Field Day!
Annual "Emergency Field Communications" Drill. 8:00am to 4:30pm, Torre Ave between City Hall and the Library
4 Nov 2017, Sheriff's Heroes Fun Run!
Annual 5K run/walk and kids fun run sponsored by the Santa Clara County Sheriffs Office, County Fire, and Valley Medical Pediatrics. Cupertino Civic Center, 8:00am to 11:00am. More Details...