Resources



Introduction

With the known risks that the City faces, it is prudent that background information about these risks be available to the CARES membership. It is hoped that the following pages (and future pages to be added) will provide a good understanding of the risks with the intent of preparing us for a successful response.


Process Pages

Preliminary Safety Assessment. Contains training, tools, and process information for performing a PSA.


Risk Resource Pages

Communications Outage. Contains links to a variety of material and references on Communications Risks.

EMP - Electromagnetic Pulse. Addresses both Solar EMP or CME (Corona Mass Ejections) and HEMP (High altitude EMP) events.

Public Safety Power Shutoff. Contains links to a variety of material and references on California's PSPS risks.

Wildland Urban Interface Fires. Published material on the state of the WUI fires in Calfornia.

Earthquakes. Various links and materials about Earthquake risks in the Greater Bay Area.


Operating Tools

Radio Cheat sheets. Contains links to several user-contributed radio cheatsheets.

Mesh Networking. All kinds of information about Mesh networking.

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Upcoming Activities


2 Nov 2019, Sheriff's Heroes Fun Run
Public service event and fund raiser that directly benefits children’s health services at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center. City Hall, 8:00am to 12:00pm   More Details...

7 Nov 2019, General Meeting
'First Look' Exercise review and prep. 7:30pm to 9:00pm, Social Room, Quinlan Center   

16 Nov 2019, Field Deployment Exercise
First Look (DPW) Exercise. 7:30am to 1:00pm   

5 Dec 2019, General Meeting
Topic TBD. 7:30pm to 9:00pm, Social Room, Quinlan Center