Emergency Services Division Overview:
The Office of Emergency Services is responsible for planning, outreach, and training as it relates to Disaster Management and Emergency Preparedness. Additionally, Homeland Security maintains partnerships with infrastructure partners, as well as local, state and federal agencies in order to share critical information to safeguard persons and property. Homeland Security reviews tips and leads to ensure appropriate agencies and resources are notified.
Call (925) 646-4461 with any emergency preparedness and/or disaster management questions
Planning Work Groups – OES works with a multitude of disaster management partners and stakeholders in addition to emergency planning colleagues. Some examples of these efforts include participation and/or leading the following activities:
The collaborative efforts of those listed above, and many other partnerships built along the way, contribute to strong professional relationships, which result in solid emergency management planning for our whole community.
Programs – FAST (Functional Assessment Service Team), NWS Storm Ready status, SHSGP, EMPG and UASI Grants
Projects – Spontaneous Volunteers and Donations Management, EOC Readiness (monitoring, partial or full activations), Flood Safety Response
Annual Exercises and Drills – Dow, Medical/Health, Refinery, CAER School Shelter in Place, Great Shakeout, OES, city and special districts