Any area of the country is subject to natural disasters. The Marine Corps Recruit Depot at Parris Island is subject to hurricanes. MCRD at San Diego and Camp Pendleton are subject to fires. Being informed and understanding how the Marine Corps handles a natural disaster will help you feel confident that your son or daughter in boot camp will be safe regardless of what the environment brings.
In the event of a natural disaster at Parris Island or MCRD San Diego, we will provide links to official Marine Corps information on this page of the web site as quickly as possible.
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Parris Island Hurricane Information
San Diego Fire Information
Located 38 miles north of downtown San Diego, Camp Pendleton covers over 125,000 acres and approximately 200 square miles of terrain. It is an enormous base. Most often fires on Camp Pendleton are in remote areas that do not affect the families or Marines.