emergency preparedness

The Third District is no stranger to natural disasters. Here are ways to be prepared and stay safe during emergencies and extreme weather.

3 Steps to Preparedness

It is important to have a safety plan in place in the event of a natural disaster. Ready LA County has prepared several emergency survival guides. Visit the Spanish and English version to learn more.

Do you have all you need to be prepared for an emergency?

Learn about what to include in your basic first aid kit, your disaster supply home kit, and your pet disaster supply kit.

Ensure you and your family, including your furry friends, have all you need at all times.

It’s important to stay up-to-date on the latest news in your area. Time is key to staying ahead of, and preparing for, natural disasters.

By registering for emergency alerts for the County, you can get the latest information from fire and/or law enforcement services straight to your phone or email.


Ready Los Angeles County – The County’s Office of Emergency Management has many resources and tips for preparing for emergencies. Explore the site to prepare your family.  

Ready Los Angeles County on X – During an emergency, follow along for the latest information on impacted neighborhood and steps you can take to stay safe.  

Register for Emergency Alerts – Alert LA County is an opt-in mass notification program that allows individuals to receive emergency alerts by text, email, and/or phone call. 

LA County Emergency Response Page – In the event of an active emergency, the County’s Office of Emergency Management will launch this emergency response page so you can stay up to date on evacuations, road closures, and more.

Emergency Winter Shelter – Find information on the County’s winter shelter program or call 211 for assistance. 

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