For Governments & Tribal

Building Partnerships with Tribal Governments is essential in emergency management​ planning, response and recovery.  Effective relationships with tribes are a necessary step in working together to build more resilient and better prepared communities.

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​The California Governor's Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) Response consists of Regional Operations, Local Emergency Agencies, Mutual Aid, Fire and Rescue, Hazardous Materials, Law Enforcement, Volunteer, Threat Response and Reporting Suspicious Activity. In partnership, Cal OES works with, coordinates and responds to multiple types of emergency response situations.


Within Cal OES, the Recovery Section is responsible for managing disaster recovery and providing assistance to local governments and individuals impacted by disasters.

​Grants & Funding

​Cal OES’ Grants Management Section is responsible for administering more than $2 billion in funds for homeland security, emergency management, justice programs and victim services, a majority of which are distributed to local and regional entities to enable the most effective prevention, detection, response and recovery efforts.


Cal OES provides training support to the First Responder community within California. The Training Division, while working closely with the California State Training Institute (CSTI) ensures the most comprehensive access to training courses which enhance the capability to accomplish the critical mission areas of Prevent, Protect, Respond, Mitigate and Recover in support of the California statewide training strategy.

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Public Safety

​Public Safety Communications (PSC) serves the State of California by providing public safety communications to the State's first responders and oversight of the 9-1-1 system to the People of California. The PSC is dedicated to the preservation and protection of human life and public safety by delivering reliable and dependable communication services keeping the public connected during times of crisis.

​Events for Governments & Tribal



Invitation for Public Comment: Programmatic Agreement 2019 Events/DispForm.aspx?ID=22Invitation for Public Comment: Programmatic Agreement 20199/16/2019 9:00:00 PM10/17/2019 12:00:00 AMSee attatchments<p>​Cal OES, on behalf of the U.S Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), invites you to comment by October 16, 2019 on the Updated Draft Programmatic Agreement (Agreement) which governs National Historic Preservation Act Section 106 Review of FEMA-Funded Undertakings in California.<br> <br>The Agreement between FEMA, Cal OES, and the California State Historic Preservation Officer (SHPO), is a framework to ensure the protection of cultural resources and historic properties potentially affected by grant projects (Undertakings) funded by FEMA in the State of California. <br> <br>Details regarding how to submit your comments is provided in the attached FEMA document “Invitation to Comment_Updated_Draft_ Prog_Agree2019_508.pdf.”  The Agreement is attached as “09.06.19 Draft 3 CA20141030_508.”<br> <br>Thank you for your interest in Cal OES and our work with FEMA and SHPO.<br></p>{E5356DCC-B98E-4DE1-B5A8-FB596CC1F2EB}GP0|#5c2352b6-fb4e-475d-8d45-1bce5e618ade;L0|#05c2352b6-fb4e-475d-8d45-1bce5e618ade|Recovery;GTSet|#35129ea4-2b69-4523-92bc-aa23dc2aa4fb0x0100E06C2D919CFD734A97280E79E87DD00B010100A89DEED857A83648A8A1F0AE21CB4D2422
The Great California ShakeOut Events/DispForm.aspx?ID=8The Great California ShakeOutJoin Cal OES for the Drop, Cover, and Hold On, or Lock, Cover, and Hold On Earthquake Drill10/17/2019 5:15:00 PM10/18/2019 12:00:00 AMStatewide<p>​Join Cal OES for the Drop, Cover, and Hold On, or Lock, Cover, and Hold On Earthquake Drill</p>{801F0FEB-A90A-4098-A761-61B058DBD20D}GP0|#4daae993-80e8-4ce5-8bd0-cb49d5762fb3;L0|#04daae993-80e8-4ce5-8bd0-cb49d5762fb3|Earthquake, Tsunami & Volcano Programs;GTSet|#35129ea4-2b69-4523-92bc-aa23dc2aa4fb0x0100E06C2D919CFD734A97280E79E87DD00B010100FB1A34566D6EF1459FB33E217AE4EC928


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