This section addresses frequently asked questions about emergency preparedness, response, and recovery, providing clear and concise answers to common inquiries. 

Office of Emergency Services

Yes, the Emergency Operations Plan is available for download.

Yes, the Hazardous Mitigation Plan is available for download.

The California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services, FEMASmall Business AdministrationUSDA Farm Service Agency, and IRS websites linked here provide extensive information for local, state and federal disaster assistance resources.

Visit CALTRANS Road Information webpage for road condition information.

Visit our ShakeOut webpage, the Red CrossSouthern California Earthquake Center, or U.S. Geological Survey websites linked here for earthquake preparedness information.

Visit our Flood Preparedness webpage for flood safety information and sand bag fill up locations.

Yes, sign up for our automated telephone emergency notification system.

Residents are encouraged to download the ‘Ready SB County’ app from the Apple Store or Google Play Store.

Visit the SBCFire Flood Preparedness Page, Ready.gov, or the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services for disaster preparedness information.

Within the San Bernardino County Operational Area there is the structure of the VOAD (Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster) and seven regional COADs (Community Organizations Active in Disaster). San Bernardino County VOAD (SBCVOAD) is a network of nonprofit, and/ or nonpartisan membership organizations that serves as the forum to share knowledge and resources throughout the disaster cycle-preparation, response, recovery and mitigation- to help communities prepare for and recover from disasters.