Emergency Preparedness


Taking simple steps to prepare for an emergency makes all the difference in protecting your home and family during a disaster.

The San Diego County Office of Emergency Services offers a unique set of preparedness tips, plans, and services that reach out to the community, making it easier to be prepared.

Be sure to register your cell phone and address at AlertSanDiego.org. This great tool is used to contact you with information, in regards to an emergency issued by county emergency services officials, for wildfires, earthquakes, an other emergency events. 

Make a Plan



Your family may not be together when disaster strikes, so it is important to plan in advance: how you will contact one another; how you will get back together; and what you will do in different situations.

The Family Disaster Plan and Personal Survival Guide was developed by the San Diego County Office of Emergency Services to help families be prepared in the event of a disaster. The Family Disaster Plan is a template and guide that will help you prepare for and survive a disaster.