Disasters come in many forms and can occur anywhere at any time.  Disasters can be natural causes such as earthquakes, fires, floods, and severe storms to human-made causes such as an active shooter and chemical spills. Knowing how to react and respond in a time of crisis is critical. School emergency preparedness efforts and emergency plans can help keep students and staff safe.

California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) provides direct and easy access to pertinent emergency preparedness information and resources as they relate to schools throughout California and the nation. The information included below can be a valuable tool in planning for, preparing for, responding to, and recovering from an emergency or disaster.

For more information contact Cal OES :
Lynne Olson - (916) 845-8762 or lynne.olson@caloes.ca.gov