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Posted on: September 22, 2021

[ARCHIVED] New Evacuation Tool for Marin County

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The Marin Wildfire Prevention Authority, Marin County fire agencies, law enforcement agencies, and the county Office of Emergency Services, are improving how evacuation, shelter in place and other emergency orders are issued.  Marin County is using a technology called Zonehaven, which is used by several counties in the Bay Area including neighboring Sonoma, Napa, Lake, San Mateo, Alameda, and Santa Clara counties. 

Zonehaven is  a private company that develops tools to help communities and first responders more effectively plan, communicate, and execute evacuations was used to develop the map that shows all Marin County evacuation zones. 

To be better informed and able to quickly map your best path to safety, you should visit the, pull down the evacuation tab, enter your address in the “search” bar, and review zone details before the next emergency. You should also subscribe to Alert Marin to receive evacuation notices via call, text, email, or smartphone application. Zonehaven does not replace Alert Marin for notifications of evacuations or orders, but it does provide an intuitive tool for residents during the next evacuation or emergency. 

A short video about this new tool is available online. Click on embedded video below or on the following link to watch the video.

To sign up for Alert Marin, click on the following link:

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