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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
Image of conflicting and confusing street-turn signs

Where to Turn for Emergency Information

Posted on 04/03/2024

Where to Turn for Emergency Information
The logo of the US Small Business Administration (SBA)

10 Freeway Fire Disaster Loans

Posted on 03/14/2024

10 Freeway Fire Disaster Loans
A graphic showing a winding road with numbers from 1-5, each astep in the process of recovery from a disaster, including EOC activation, service request tracking and filing of insurance claims, virtual local sssitance center and debris removal, in-person assistance and home inspections, and home repairs.

A Disaster Recovery Roadmap

Posted on 03/06/2024

A Disaster Recovery Roadmap
Images of shamrocks and rising water. March 2024 EMD Newsletter / Issue 23 / It’s not luck, it’s planning. /  During March, LA City Emergency Management encourages you to integrate pets into preparedness plans and practice flood and tsunami safety. / Flooding is an overflow of water onto normally dry land. Floods are the most common disaster in the U.S. Failing to evacuate flooded areas or entering flood waters can lead to injury or death. DO NOT walk, swim or drive through them. Turn Around. Don’t  Drown!

Newsletter Now in Multiple Languages

Posted on 03/05/2024

Newsletter Now in Multiple Languages
Against a lighting in the sky image, TEXT: After the Storm Questions and Answers

After the Storm FAQ

Posted on 02/15/2024

After the Storm FAQ
Criss-crossed caution tape strands, saying: IF WE CAN'T REACH YOU, WE CAN'T ALERT YOU

EMERGENCY ALERTS: Sign up with NotifyLA

Posted on 02/13/2024

EMERGENCY ALERTS: Sign up with NotifyLA