Listas: A Black woman makes preparing for an emergency in California a family affair

Manny Otiko | Black media in California

(CBM) – California is admired for its beautiful weather.

But the Golden State is also prone to natural disasters due to the frequency of earthquakes, landslides, wildfires, superstorms, floods and intense heat, especially in the desert areas.

Severe flooding left more than 200,000 California homes and businesses without power by 2023, according to Governor Gavin Newsom.