For Immediate Release
Press Contact: Khin Chin, Office of Emergency Preparedness, (510) 981-5605

SIMPLE PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS FOR THE RETURN TO STANDARD TIME
Change Your Clocks and Your Smoke Detector Batteries This Weekend

<#text>Berkeley, California (Tuesday, October 28, 2008) -

Remember that, after a catastrophic earthquake, some government resources may not be available for several days. It is essential that every household and family be prepared to survive on its own for 5-7 days until all services can be restored. Take the time now to stock up on disaster supplies and to make a plan for yourself and your family on where to meet following an earthquake.

For more information, please contact Berkeley’s Office of Emergency Services, at
(510) 981-5605 or visit www.ci.berkeley.ca.us/getready

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