Graphic warning of increased fire weather and if families have an emergency plan, go bag, and alerts ready Read more about Empowering Children in Disaster Preparedness – Youth Programs

Children play an integral role in our community as the leaders of tomorrow, but are often the most vulnerable during a disaster. It’s important to ensure their protection by equipping them with the knowledge needed to identify and react to any given situation....
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As California responds to wildfires across the state, the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) would like to remind parents, guardians, and families about the importance of educating children on disaster preparedness. Now is a great time to...
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Record-setting wildfires here in California have leveled entire communities and displaced thousands of residents. As the fires continue to burn, relief organizations working alongside the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) are on the ground...
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El Panel Intergubernamental sobre cambio climático de la Organización de Naciones Unidas, dio a conocer un nuevo reporte en donde destaca evidencia científica sobre la acelerada crisis climática que se vive en el mundo y las implicaciones que tiene en el clima extremo...
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On June 29, 2021, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) amended their funeral assistance policy to include COVID-19 related fatalities that occurred in the early months of the pandemic. This policy change will allow applicants to submit a statement or letter...
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