Home to roughly 70,000 residents and covering approximately 6,135 square miles, Klamath county faces a set of potential hazards as diverse as its landscape. These hazards range from natural disasters such as earthquakes and wildfires to terrorism and other man-made emergencies. Each of these hazards poses a unique threat to the citizens of Klamath County and their property. As a result, it is vital that citizens prepare for all the disasters that could directly or indirectly impact the county. Preparing for a disaster is a continuous process that begins by taking a few essential steps to prepare you and your family. These steps include learning about what disasters can affect your community, making a plan, building a disaster supplies kit, and getting involved. Visit the links below to learn more about each step of preparing for a disaster or emergency.