Disaster Preparedness

Ready Navy logoDisasters can affect anyone, at any time.  Are you READY?

Why do I need to be ready?
Preparedness empowers you. It saves lives, property, and time.

What is Ready Navy?
Ready Navy is the Navy’s emergency preparedness program to ensure commands, Sailors, retirees, reservists, Department of Defense (DoD) employees, and their loved ones can be ready to meet crisis-related challenges.

By exploring the links on the Ready Navy site located in the Key Links section, you will:

  • be informed of potential hazards and what to do before, during, and after an emergency
  • understand the steps to make an emergency plan that includes what to do, where to go, and what to take with you
  • learn to build a kit to support basic needs for a minimum of three days
  • access tools and resources to help you and your family prepare for emergency situations that could arise at any time with no warning

How can I learn more?
Contact your Fleet and Family Support Center to request FREE crisis preparedness training for you or for groups of any size.  This training is free, portable, and will ensure you have the latest tools to be a READY NAVY command, Sailor, and family.

Also, check out the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) “Are You Ready” Guide for an in-depth guide for preparedness for any sort of crisis.

How does Fleet and Family Support Center (FFSC) respond to crises?

  • Family Information Call Center (FICC):  Our FICC can be reached at (844) 523-2025 during a crises and serves as a 24/7 information and referral line.
  • Emergency Family Assistance Center (EFAC):  The EFAC serves as a one-stop-shop resource and information hub where families can gather in a crisis for the latest information, legal support, counseling resources, financial support, and more.
  • Mobile Outreach Teams (MOTs):  FFSC deploys staff to all areas where Sailors and military families may gather, including on-base shelters/safe havens, community shelters, Local Assistance Centers, and other venues to provide on-site resources, referrals, and crisis/stress first aid.
  • Navy Family Accountability & Assessment System (NFAAS):  FFSC Case Managers respond to NFAAS assessments completed by Sailors, DoD civilians, and their families.  Case management is provided until all crisis-related resources are resolved.

What can I do?

  • Select one month each year to update all important paperwork, including your personnel record, Defense Eligibility and Enrollment Reporting System (DEERS) database records, NFAAS database records, and all other military and civilian databases.
  • Stay informed about the community.  A small fire in the northeast corner of the County can be a major problem for the metropolitan San Diego area in a matter of hours.
  • Print, complete, and keep the disaster plan provided in the Key Links section of this website.
  • Build a kit!  Check out www.ready.navy.mil for tips on how to make your kit.
  • Practice drills with your loved ones several times each year, to make sure your skills are sharp.
  • Tell a friend.  Make sure everyone in your professional and personal circle is aware of the READY NAVY campaign and promote the importance of having a plan, building a kit, and being ready.
  • Keep your skills sharp.  Contact FFSC for one-on-one or group disaster preparedness training.

Key Links:
Ready Navy
Navy Family Accountability & Assessment System (NFAAS)
Federal Emergency Management Agency
Readiness For Kids

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24/7 Appointment Scheduling for clinical counseling, relocation assistance, resume assistance, and financial consultations at any Navy Region Southwest FFSC call 1-866-923-6478.
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Fleet & Family Support Center Locations

Mon. - Fri., 7:30 am - 4:30 pm, Closed Sat., Sun., and holidays (unless otherwise noted)

Naval Base San Diego
3005 Corbina Alley
Bldgs 259 & 263
San Diego, CA
(619) 556-7404

Naval Base Coronado
318 Saufley Rd.
Bldg 318
San Diego, CA
(619) 545-6071

Naval Base Point Loma
140 Sylvester Rd.
Bldgs 211 & 212
San Diego, CA
(619) 553-7505

Bayview Hills Branch
1967 Sky Harbor Road
San Diego, CA
(619) 556-1275

Gateway Village Branch
3207 Rosecrans Place
San Diego, CA
(619) 222-5548

Murphy Canyon Branch
4867T Santo Road
San Diego, CA
(858) 277-4259

Santee Branch
8120 Arlette St.
Santee, CA
(619) 556-1275
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The Village at Serra Mesa Branch
3141 Afton Road
San Diego, CA
(619) 556-1277