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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

On October 19, 2017 at 10:19 am, the City will test the Citizen Emergency Notification system by sending a test message to residents. Don't miss your chance to sign up. For more information, download our Frequently Asked Questions and our Sign Up Flyer. To sign up to receive important emergency alerts visit Sacramento Alert.

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.


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.