Disaster Preparedness - NBVC
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 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. Services are available at both Port Hueneme and Point Mugu.
How does Fleet and Family Support Center (FFSC) respond to crises?
- Family Information Call Center (FICC): The FICC is established to serve as a 24/7 information and referral telephone line for military family members during a crisis.
- 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.