We are responsible for the coordination of overall state agency response to disasters. Assuring the state's readiness to respond to, recover from all hazards and assisting local governments in their emergency preparedness, response, recovery and mitigation.
Offers guidance to emergency managers and planners, disability and older adult service systems for planning and responding during disasters and recovery.
Provides timely customer service-based administrative policy and procedures as well as the advice, service, and support needed to manage Cal OES employees and external customers.
Supports training, exercises and education in wide variety of emergency management areas.
Provides proactive training to ensure a workplace free of discrimination and oversees the EEO process. Committed to the appreciation of diversity and inclusion.
Prepares California for the next generation of cybersecurity.
Manages and provides support for disaster operations.
Promoting awareness, planning and preparedness in areas of California vulnerable to earthquake, tsunami and volcanic activity.
Coordinates statewide response of fire and rescue mutual aid resources to all types of emergencies, including hazardous materials. Manages the FIRESCOPE program.
Provides mapping information for Cal OES planning and operations.
Administers federal and state funds for criminal justice, emergency management, victim services, and homeland security program.
Assists local agencies with hazard mitigation planning as well as develops the State Hazard Mitigation Plan.
California's strategic approach to homeland security is to develop multi-discipline, multi-jurisdictional, and regional frameworks for planning, organizing, equipping, training, and exercising to strengthen homeland security.
Provides independent and objective assurance, advisory, and investigative services to Cal OES programs and executive management in order to add value and improve operations.
Manages Cal OES Law Enforcement planning and operations.
Advises and advocates for Cal OES programs and administration to navigate through legalities associated with emergency services, homeland security, public safety communications, and all phases of disaster management.
Monitors state and federal bills related to emergency management and homeland security.
News and information about current incidents and agency activities.
Works within Cal OES to maximize the inclusion and effective use of private sector, philanthropic, and NGO staff and resources in all phases of emergency management.
Develops, implements and maintains Cal OES's Strategic Plan, reviews departmental quarterly performance, and generates executive reports.
Develops and maintains state-level emergency plans and guidance to ensure consistency in disaster planning at all levels of government and community.
Provides public safety communications to the State's first responders and oversight of the State's 9-1-1 system.
Coordinates with local, state, federal, and voluntary/nonprofit partners to administer recovery operations in the event of a disaster.
Provides comprehensive emergency management support to local governments; including disaster response information, coordination and resource deployments.
California's statewide information clearinghouse to aid in the prevention, preparation, and response to strategic threats while preserving individual privacy and constitutional rights.
Maintains collaboration and assists with informed decision-making with all Native American Tribes in California.
The central information hub for statewide emergency communications and notifications.