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About the Office of Emergency Services

Sacramento City Emergency Operations Center

The City of Sacramento Office of Emergency Services (OES) coordinates the planning, preparedness, communication, response, and recovery during man-made or natural disasters. OES also has oversight over the Emergency Operations Center (EOC). The EOC is activated to support the on-scene response during an escalating incident. The EOC is a physical location staffed with personnel trained for and equipped with mechanisms for communicating with the incident site and obtaining resources.

Citizen Emergency Notification System


Sign up in case of emergency tags

Fast moving wildfires in California and catastrophic flooding in other parts of the nation, remind us how important it is to receive emergency alerts. It takes a few minutes to register, but it could save a life. If you have a cell phone or digital landline and have not registered, your number will not be in the emergency call list to receive important public safety messages. To sign up to receive emergency alerts visit Sacramento Alert. For more information, download our Frequently Asked Questions and our Sign Up Flyer

How to Prepare for Disaster

Sacramento Emergency Management diagram

This iconic cycle of emergency management shows the 4 principles of Preparedness, Response, Recovery, and Mitigation.

StormReady

Sacramento Storm Ready Logo

Did you know Sacramento is one of the few accredited StormReady cities in California?  Sacramento’s Emergency Manager, Jason Sirney, was granted this accreditation based on Sacramento’s storm preparedness and communication plans.