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Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Emergency Evacuation Instructions

Essentials to Take

Immediate Evacuation: (Evacuation in RV’s is encouraged)
  • Take items pre-packed for evacuation.
  • Otherwise, take the 3 P’s: Photos, pills and pets.
Short Notice Evacuation:
  • Items pre-packed for evacuation, otherwise:
  • Important papers/photos
  • Medications
  • Prescription glasses/dentures
  • Personal hygiene items/sanitary needs
  • Additional clothing
  • Sleeping bags, blankets, pillows, etc.
  • Baby food, bottles, diapers, change of clothes
  • Checkbook, credit cards/cash
  • Drivers license
  • Pets, bowls, leash or carrier, recent photo
Extended Notice Evacuation:
  • Items pre-packed for evacuation, otherwise, all items listed above and:
  • Clothing and personals for the estimated length of the evacuation
  • Special dietary items
  • Flashlight, extra batteries
  • Desired food items (non-perishable)
  • Reading material
  • First Aid Kit
  • Reading material
  • Toys/recreation items

Evacuation Actions

Immediate Evacuation:
  • Turn off gas and electric, or
  • Unplug or turn off all appliances (except refrigerator and freezer)
  • Lock doors and windows
  • Tie a white towel or large white cloth to front door knob. (This advises rescuers and security of your evacuation)
Short Notice Evacuation: All of the above actions and:
  • Unplug all equipment and appliances except refrigerator and freezer
  • Close drapes and blinds
  • Secure outdoor possessions (toys, boats, lawn furniture, tools, etc.)
  • Secure/hide other valuables
Extended Notice Evacuation: All of the above actions and:
  • Attach garden hoses and nozzles to all outside faucets
  • Remove garbage from inside of home
  • Arrange for evacuation of campers/trailers/secondary vehicles (2nd car, etc.)
  • Insure that all family members are aware of a pre-arranged meeting placeAlways:
  • Tie a white towel or large white cloth to front door knob. (This advises rescuers and security of your evacuation)

Byron Jaspers

Director

Appointed 2010
 

Assistant Director

Roger McCormick

Locations

Prescott
1100 Commerce Drive
Prescott, AZ 86305
Ph: (928) 771-3183
Fax: (928) 771-3167
Camp Verde
4000 North Cherry Rd
Camp Verde, AZ 86322
Ph: (928) 567-7728
Fax: (928) 567-7732

Email: web.public.works@yavapai.us

Hours: Monday-Thursday 7:00am-5:30pm

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