The Psychology Behind Disaster Preparedness

The OVA Board of Directors will hold a Town Hall on Tuesday, March 2nd at 1:00 on the Psychology Behind Disaster Preparedness.

Sponsored by Map Your Neighborhood the program will feature Nancy Brown, Community Preparedness Program Manager for the County of Sonoma and Stuart Mitchell, certified Wildfire mitigation specialist who will share their insights into why don’t people prepare for imminent disasters…like wildfires.

If you would like to speak during the open forum, please join the meeting with this link:
Passcode: 859347 Webinar ID: 840 9276 1360

If you do not plan to speak during open forum, or cannot use Zoom, please watch with this link:

If you cannot join via Zoom but would like your open forum comment read, please send it to

Resources Discussed During The Meeting:

NeighborfestPulse Point
Learn about neighborfest by visiting:
PulsePoint notifications provide an early heads-up to local threats such as wildland fires, flooding and utility emergencies.

PrepTalks: Daniel Homsey “Neighborfest – Building Resilience from the Block Up!”



Water Conservation to Mitigate Fire Risk

Sonoma County is on the verge of a drought emergency with expected water restrictions and fire risk mitigation measures. A panel of experts will discuss plans to deal with this crisis.