Disaster Resources

Disaster Types

Earthquake - Earthquakes are common in California and areas can be significantly impacted over great distances. In 1892 an earthquake damaged the towns of Winters and Dixon.

Flood - With its many low lying areas and waterways, significant rainfall, thunderstorms, and excessive snowmelt can trigger floods in our area.

Hazardous material - Dixon has major freeways, a busy rail line, and several industrial centers, all containing the potential for a hazardous material incident.

Heat - In the summer months, temperatures in our area can soar above 100 degrees for several days in a row.

Household chemical - Household chemicals found in just about any home, spills, and incorrect mixtures can be very toxic.

Terrorism - In today's day and age, we must constantly be aware of terrorist events, both internationally and domestic alike.

Thunderstorm - Thunderstorms do occur in the area primarily in the spring and fall.

Tornado - While not common, there have been tornadoes reported in our area.

Wildfire - During the hot and dry season, small fires can quickly erupt into fast moving wildfires burning over several acres.

Additional Resources

Bay Area Dial 2-1-1 - Dial 2-1-1 to connect with community services near you, including child care, senior services, counseling, food, shelter, job services, and so much more.

Build a Disaster Kit - Information and supply lists are available to build your own disaster kit for your home.

Comprehensive Guide to Prepare for a Disaster - This guide is courtesy of FEMA and the American Red Cross.

Next of Kin Registry - The Next of Kin Registry is a free emergency contact system to help if you or a family member is missing, injured, or deceased.

Rebuild Your Life - Rebuild Your Life provides information on how to obtain assistance if you are the victim of a disaster.

Solano County Office of Emergency Services - Local emergency services information and tools are available.

West Nile Virus - The State of California has provided extensive information on the West Nile Virus.