KQED’s Wildfire Resources: Prepare, Protect, Cope
Here’s a list of KQED’s resources, explainers and how-to posts around California wildfires. Bookmark this page, or send it to someone you think will benefit from this information.
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Related: See all of KQED’s wildfire coverage.
Evacuation and Emergency Communications
What to Pack in Your Emergency Bag â With COVID-19 in MindÂ (leer en espaÃ±ol) Fire Evacuation: What Actually Happens? And How Can You Plan? During a Wildfire, Your Phone Might Stop Working. How Can You Communicate? Animal Evacuation During a Wildfire: How to Plan And Where To Go MAP: See Where Wildfires Are Burning in California (leer en espaÃ±ol) Post-Disaster Checklist: Returning Home After Evacuation Order LiftedÂ
Information About Power Shutoffs
Protecting Yourself From Wildfire Smoke
Map: Here’s Your Current Air Quality Report for the Bay Area How Particulate Respirator Masks Work Is All That Wildfire Smoke Damaging My Lungs? Masks for Smoke and COVID-19 â What Kind Is Best? (leer en espaÃ±ol)
Preparing Yourself, Family and Home For Wildfire
How to Prepare for 2021 Fire SeasonÂ What to Pack in Your Emergency Bag â With COVID-19 in Mind MAP: Do You Live in a High-Risk Fire Zone? Wildfires Can Attack Your House From the Inside â Here’s How to Prevent It Disaster Planning in Nursing Homes: The Questions to Ask Your Loved Oneâs Facility
The Emotional Impacts of Wildfire on Survivors and Families
How to Help a Friend Who Lost Their Home in a Fire Parenting Through Disaster: Tips From a Mom Who Did It From Pain to Purpose: 5 Ways to Cope in the Wake of Trauma How to Talk With Kids After a Traumatic EventÂ
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