What it Means When Cal OES Activates for Severe Weather


A lot of words get thrown around in the world of emergency response without thinking twice about who’s hearing it and what it means to them. But in the Cal OES world, there’s one word that affects just about every staff member, and certainly those who are coping with an overwhelming emergency in their community — activation. It’s the trigger-pull that sets the response race in motion. The video below explains.


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