Emergency Preparedness Frequently Asked Questions


Santa Monica College Questions and Comments from Emergency Preparedness Training 

Preface to Responses

Many of the questions listed below concerned active shooter situations. This is understandable in light of the events of June 7, 2013. However, the most likely emergency that we will face in the future is an earthquake that causes major damage in the region.

Each of us has a responsibility to be prepared for any emergency that we might confront in the future. Every situation is different, and the purpose of emergency preparedness training is to assist you making good decisions during an actual emergency.

Emergency Procedures

Notification System


Counseling/ Mental Health