Before a disaster, get involved and become familiar with community resources:
- The Volunteer Center – Find out which community organizations need your skills and expertise.
- Citizen Corp – Coordinates volunteer programs to support first responders.
- Auxiliary Communications Services (ACS) – Become a HAM radio operator or volunteer your services. 415.558.2717.
- Volunteer to develop site-specific disaster plans for your workplace, child’s daycare center, or apartment building if they don’t already have one.
After a disaster, volunteers will play a crucial role in recovery efforts: