Disaster Preparedness

  • Earthquake Preparedness

     

    Take action now. If you can't get to the street, 911 can't get to you. 

        Make a kit:

    MySafe:LA Kit recommendations

        Make a plan:

    CERT Training Course 

       Organize or Volunteer to be a      Block Captain

    CERT Disaster Guide

    Block Captain sign-up

  • Wildfires

    Prepare Your Home

  • BALLONA WETLANDS

    FLOOD RISK

    The Los Angeles flood of 1938, considered a 50-year event, caused 99,000 cubic feet of water per second to flow. The Great Flood of 1862, much worse. Note, both occurrences before urban sprawl of the modern era.

    Citywide Community Plan update in process, 2020. Voice your concerns. 

  • civil unrest

    Your Rights and The Police

    If you take part in a protest -

    know your rights (ACLU).

    If you are questioned or arrested -

    know your rights (ACLU)

  • mosquitoes

    To report problems and get help, call  562-944-9656 

    Learn more about mosquitoes in LA County

  • sea level rise

    in california

    Surging seas, warming oceans, melting glaciers.

    Learn how to reduce risks; read local fact sheets.

    Argonaut article, ramifications.

  • EXTREME HEAT

    Climate change can cause our typically temperate area to experience high temperatures.

    County of LA Public Health publishes easy to understand comprehensive information.

  • air quality

    Check air quality before you exercise outdoors. Make sure you're not doing yourself more harm than good.

  • POWER OUTAGES

    How California's power crisis works.

RYLAN

Ready Your LA Neighborhood

RYLAN helps neighborhoods create an emergency plan.

RYLAN

Stay-at-Home

Rylan adapted for Stay-at-Home