Emergency Response Resources by Topic

Detailed information for effective emergency response by topic.

Air Quality

Animal Disposal

Avian Influenza

Debris Removal and Disposal

Drought and Water Conservation

With California facing one of the most severe droughts on record in 2021, Governor Newsom declared a drought State of Emergency and directed state officials to take all necessary actions to prepare for water shortages. The state has continued to lead the way to make sure California is able to cope with an unprecedented drought.



Emergency Response and Management Committee

Fire Response and Recovery

Wildfires can create widespread threats to public health and the environment. Air quality can be affected by smoke, ash, toxins, and dust. Soil and water quality can be affected by uncontrolled hazardous materials and debris. Learn more.

Flood Impacted Water System

In coordination with the State Water Resources Control Board, the public water systems impacted by the March 2023 winter storms have issued unsafe water notifications. If you see your system below, please click on the link to the system’s website for the most up-to-date information and specifics about the unsafe water notice. If the system does not maintain a website, you can contact the water system at the phone number provided for more information about the notice.

Public Water SystemCountyContact Information
Lindy’s Landing RV ParkTulare(559) 897-5166

Hazardous Materials & Oil Spills

California Hazmat and Oil Emergency Function, known as CA ESF-10, is a framework for agencies with jurisdictional or regulatory authority to conduct all phases of emergency management for threatened or actual releases of oil or hazardous materials.

Oil Spill Information

Preparing for an Emergency

Tsunami and Debris Information

Information on tsunami debris and safety developed in coordination with multiple state and federal agencies.