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Local Disaster Preparedness Resources and Facts

By Jamie Brown
|  Monday, Mar 17, 2014  |  Updated 2:32 PM PDT
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Local Disaster Preparedness Resources and Facts

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Local Disaster Preparedness Facts

  • The L.A. County Emergency Alert System will broadcast information on KNX 1070 am and KFI 640 am.
  • The Red Cross of Greater Los Angeles will broadcast information about shelters on KNX 1070 am.
  • L.A. County has a “reverse 911″ system. In the event of an evacuation or disaster affecting your area, 911 will call to alert you. Your landlines are already registered on this system. To register cell phone numbers or your email address, go to www.alert.lacounty.gov
  • In an emergency, call 911. For non-emergency information about city services, like police and fire departments, call 311. For information about local health and human services, call 211.
  • Go to www.lafd.org to find your nearest fire station.
  • Go to the City of L.A. Emergency Management website www.readyla.org, enter your zip code, and find your nearest fire and police stations, hospitals and utilities.
  • AlertOC www.AlertOC.com is Orange County's regional public mass notification system designed to notify residents of important information when there is an emergency situation.
  • Readyoc.org is an online source that provides an array of emergency preparedness information and tools for Orange County residents.
  • SNAP (Specific Needs Awareness Planning) is a registry to facilitate the planning and implementation of disaster response by first-responders to Specific Needs persons living in the County of Los Angeles.www.snap.lacounty.gov


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