La misión de Cal OES trasciende fronteras

La misión de Cal OES trasciende fronteras

A través de la historia, el compromiso de los equipos de la Oficina de Servicios de Emergencia del gobernador de California se ha manifestado en decenas de misiones, no solo en Estados Unidos, sino también fuera del País. No importa si se trata de un sismo, de un...
La misión de Cal OES trasciende fronteras

Emergencies Across Borders: Cal OES on the Global Stage

Throughout history, the commitment of the subject matter experts and specialized personnel from the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) has proven itself in dozens of missions, not only within the United States, but also abroad. Whether...
Family Emergency Plan: Life-Saving Preparedness

Family Emergency Plan: Life-Saving Preparedness

Disasters can create chaos and confusion. If you aren’t prepared when an emergency happens, you may make decisions that could further compromise your safety. It doesn’t matter if it’s extreme heat, flooding, or wildfires; the more prepared you are the better. Creating...
Building Earthquake Resiliency

Building Earthquake Resiliency

Recently, California communities across the state have been experiencing earthquakes, which is a good reminder for everyone to be prepared when shaking starts. In just the past few weeks, Californians have experienced a handful of earthquakes in El Centro, Corona,...
Kids in Hot Cars

Kids in Hot Cars

As summer approaches, California’s temperatures are rising, so it’s a great time for families to raise their awareness of kids in hot cars. The California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) is here to remind you that when the temperatures go up outside,...
Heat Safety Tips for Kids

Heat Safety Tips for Kids

As California enters the warmer summer months, it’s important for families to pay close attention to the health and well-being of their children. The California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) would like everyone to know some tips on how to keep...
High Surf Expected in Southern California this Weekend

High Surf Expected in Southern California this Weekend

The National Weather Service (NWS) in Los Angeles is warning Southern California residents about the possibility of large ocean waves and dangerous swimming and surf conditions this weekend.  “Strong to gale force winds and dangerous choppy seas will affect all...
What to do if High Winds are Affecting You

What to do if High Winds are Affecting You

High winds can occur any time of year and the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) wants all Californians to be aware, prepared and stay safe. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and Cal OES are watching for high winds in...
Understanding Individual Assistance and Public Assistance

Understanding Individual Assistance and Public Assistance

Following a Presidential Major Disaster Declaration, the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) assists California communities that may have access to federal aid resources known as Individual Assistance and Public Assistance provided by the...
April is Earthquake Preparedness Month

April is Earthquake Preparedness Month

 April is Earthquake Preparedness Month This month, Cal OES recognizes that April is earthquake preparedness month and encourages individuals, families and businesses up and down the Golden State to prepare for the next big one, because its not if but when it...
Be Alert to Fraud After a Disaster

Be Alert to Fraud After a Disaster

As recovery efforts continue in San Diego County following the January 2024 Storm, the state continues to proactively work with its partners to support, rebuild and aid in the recovery process. In particular, those living in San Diego may be eligible for repairs or...
Tsunami Preparedness Week: Safety and Awareness

Tsunami Preparedness Week: Safety and Awareness

As the state’s premier emergency management agency, the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) continues to monitor all disasters around the clock, including tsunamis.   In recognition of annual Tsunami Preparedness Week, Cal OES encourages you...
Storm Season Safety: What to do AFTER a Severe Storm

Storm Season Safety: What to do AFTER a Severe Storm

The California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) encourages all Californians to be prepared for what follows disasters. Cal OES also continues to work closely with local and federal partners to help all Californians recover from disasters like heavy...
Storm Season Safety: After a Snowstorm

Storm Season Safety: After a Snowstorm

Across California several severe snowstorms have brought heavy snow and gusty winds up and down the state. Taking proactive steps following severe weather event can keep you and your loved ones safe. As you recover after a snowstorm, keep these important tips in mind:...