‘Are You Ready?’ is topic Oct. 15 for Encinitas Citizens Academy


Join the Engage Encinitas October Citizens Academy for a free presentation by the Encinitas Fire Prevention Bureau and Encinitas CERT that will provide valuable tips on how to be better prepared to minimize the impact of disasters on your family and home by creating defensible space, building a disaster kit and having an evacuation plan.

“El Nino, Wildfires, Earthquakes — Are You Ready?” will be held from 6-7:30 p.m. Oct. 15 in the Encinitas Library Community Room.

Fully stocked three-day disaster backpacks will be for sale (cash or check). A one-person disaster kit costs $20, a two-person backpack is $33 and a four-person backpack is $65. Great for home and to keep in your car.

Additional resource materials will be available.