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Rainy Day Safety Tips: Anticipate closures and delays. Give yourself enough time to travel and plan alternate routes. -Slow down! Roads, bike lanes, and sidewalks can be slippery when wet. -Bad weather can cause poor visibility. Use headlights or bike lights, and wear bright-colored clothing. -Report downed trees, flooding, mudslides, or other road hazards by calling 3-1-1.

WET WEATHER: How to survive LA rains

Posted on 04/09/2024

WET WEATHER: How to survive LA rains
A stylized image of a leaning building as the result of a series of strong earthquakes in Taiwan, the first week of April 2024.

Taiwan's April Earthquakes

Posted on 04/06/2024

Taiwan's April Earthquakes
The LA City seal and emblem of EMD, below, images of coins and a hand holding dollar bills. TEXT Aoril 2023 Emergency Management Department Newsletter / FINANCIAL PREPAREDNESS MONTH / After and emergency, having access to personal records, medical records and other documents is crucial for starting the recovery process quickly and efficiently.

"Spring" Into Financial Preparedness

Posted on 04/03/2024

"Spring" Into Financial Preparedness

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Heavy rains and flooding have already visited and likely will again! Learn where to turn when the skies go gray!

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When emergencies -- small, medium, OR LARGE -- happen, Angelenos have options for agencies to contact. Key phone #s are listed here. 

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Various LA City emergency plans, including specific processes for response & recovery.

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