Disaster Preparedness

Emergency Information

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In the case of an emergency, please tune into Portola Valley's emergency broadcast station at AM-1680 to hear local updates and any emergency instructions. You can also stream this radio station via the internet at http://bit.ly/AM1680PortolaValley.



To enroll in San Mateo County's Community Alert System (SMC-Alert), please click here. Participants in this free alert notification system are notified via their email and/or cell phones during urgent or emergency situations. Living near the most famous earthquake fault and in a wildfire area makes emergency preparedness a necessity for every Portola Valley resident. The Town's Emergency Preparedness Committee urges you to review the following information and take appropriate measures to ensure you and your family are ready.

Steps to ensure your family's emergency preparedness:

If phones are not working in a disaster or 9-1-1 has no help to send, know your PV neighborhood reporting locaton!:



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