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County partners with Lyft to drive disaster preparedness

 

Last updated 9/8/2018 at 2:36pm

People who sign up to receive free emergency information from AlertSanDiego as part of a preparedness promotion with Lyft may get a $10 discount on a ride.

San Diego County is vulnerable to many types of emergencies: fires, floods, earthquakes and more. These disasters can strike at any time, and residents should all be prepared to keep their families safe. But a 2017 survey conducted by the county found only half of San Diego County residents are prepared to evacuate their homes within 15 minutes, and only 38 percent have an emergency plan.

To help drive disaster preparedness, the county's Office of Emergency Services is partnering with Lyft for National Preparedness Month to reward San Diegans for taking the first – free – step toward p...



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