Food & Shelter

Emergency Shelter


Check the City of San Marcos website or social media sites for information on emergency shelter locations. They will be announced as soon as they are open and operational.

Prepare Your Emergency Food Supply


If a disaster strikes you may not be able to get food, water, or electricity for several days. Take steps now to stock up on long-lasting foods that don't spoil, so that you will be prepared if something happens. View more information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Food Preparation & Storage

  1. Step 1: Gather Your Emergency Food Supply

    You will need at least a 3-day supply of food per family member, including pets.

  2. Step 2: Take Care of Your Emergency Food Supply

    Explore food storage options.

  3. Step 3: Eat Safely, Eat Strategically

    Read about how to stay safe and clean while preparing food in emergency situations.