Emergency Preparedness & Response

There are several resources that older Californians can access or that you can use to assist your customers with disaster preparation and response. The following is a list of disaster preparation and response resources.

Emergency Preparedness Resources

LISTOS California

Red Cross Disaster Preparedness Guide
for Older Adults

Response.ca.gov - One-Stop Website
for Emergency Incident Resources

California Disaster Help and
Information Center

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Wildfire Resources

Cal Alerts

CAL FIRE Incidents Updates

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Extreme Heat Resources

Cooling Centers

Flex Alerts

Resources for Staying Safe During
Extreme Heat

Heat Ready CA

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Flooding and Hurricanes

Quick Guide to Floods (LISTOS)

Preparing for a Hurricane or
other Tropical Storm (CDC)

State of California Issues Advisory
on Hurricane Hilary (CalOES)

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Energy and Water Rate Assistance Resources

This section provides information about various programs designed to assist eligible Californians pay their energy and water bills.

The Low-Income Home Energy
Assistance Program (LIHEAP)

The California Alternate Rates
for Energy (CARE)

The Family Electric Rate Assistance
Program (FERA)

The COVID-19 Rent Relief Program

The California Public Utilities
Commission Programs

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Evacuation Resources

This section includes links to resources and information for individuals that are at risk of or currently under evacuation orders.

CAL FIRE Evacuation Tips

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