Step 1

Connect with your area coordinator, if you have not done so already.

Step 2

Prepare using the A.D.A.P.T. Atherton Emergency Preparation Handbook and make your plans. Use this handbook to define you & your family’s disaster plan and to identify the storehouse of vital supplies. See lists. Printed handbooks are located at the front desk at the Town office.

Step 3

Experience live hands-on trainings at our monthly Community Meetings and local drills.


Essential Emergency Supplies

Any products or resources listed in relationship to or recommended by A.D.A.P.T. are provided "as is” and without any guarantees or warrantees from A.D.A.P.T. Use of any products or resources by a user are at the users’ sole risk.


Additional Resources




Atherton Police Department Emergency Services: 650-688-6500

Menlo Park Fire Protection District and Community Emergency Response Training (CERT)

Menlo Park CERT Website and Resource Center Menlo Park Fire Department CERT Training

Menlo Park Resource Center Family Emergency Preparations Handbook, videos and education.

PG&E Earthquake Safety Resources Earthquake Safety & Preparation

How To Turn Off Your Gas To Your Home


A big thanks…

The A.D.A.P.T. group and the people of Atherton thank the Atherton police department for their service and support.