City and County Links
Whether it is a local incident or a major disaster, Salvation Army staff and volunteers are often the first on the scene and the last to depart, honoring a century-old commitment to serve those in need, at the time of need, and at the place of need.
Caltech Earthquake Maps
Maps are updated within 5 minutes of an earthquake and once an hour
Caltech's Near Real Time Simulation of Southern California Seismic Events Portal. This portal has been designed to present the public with near real time visualizations of recent significant seismic events in the Southern California Region. These movies are the results of simulations carried out on a large computer cluster. Earthquake movies will be available for download approximately 45 mins after the occurrence of a quake of magnitude 3.5 or greater.
American Red Cross
Each year, the American Red Cross responds immediately to more than 70,000 disasters, including house or apartment fires (the majority of disaster responses), hurricanes, floods, earthquakes, tornadoes, hazardous materials spills, transportation accidents, explosions, and other natural and man-made disasters.
Designed to support communites with the vital resources needed to plan for and recover effectively from disasters, www.disasterrecoveryresources.net is an information center featuring the latest reports and other materials on disaster recovery.
The goal of the website is to become the centralized source of up-to-date information
useful to disaster recovery at the community level.
State and Federal Links
Department of Homeland Security
In the event of a terrorist attack, natural disaster or other large-scale emergency, the Department of Homeland Security will assume primary responsibility for ensuring that emergency response professionals are prepared for any situation.
FEMA is part of the Department of Homeland Security's Emergency Preparedness and Response Directorate. There is an online resource library on topics such as mitigation, filing for aid, etc.
CA Governor's Office of Emergency Services
Provides excellent information on hazards, training courses, emergency resources and operates the California EOC.
Ready.Gov for Businesses
Being prepared means being ready for any kind of emergency, be it hurricane, utility disruption or manmade disaster.