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For details on Ventura County emergency incidents and services click here.
Always be prepared and ready to evacuate. It is equally important to know how to Shelter in Place click here.
Make sure you, your friends and family are registered to receive emergency incident updates. To register for VC Alert click here.
For help preparing an emergency supplies kit click here.
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Thousand Oaks CERT
The next Thousand Oaks CERT class will be scheduled for Fall 2023 on 6 consecutive Wednesdays from 6 p.m. - 9 p.m. in the Civic Arts Plaza Oak Room. To reserve a seat, please complete a CERT Application and send it to firstname.lastname@example.org or call (805) 449-2453.
Hazard Mitigation & Emergency Planning
The Countywide Hazard Mitigation Plan includes maps for flood zones, dam inundation areas and earthquake faults was adopted by the County on July 12, 2022. Cal-Fire also updated its Statewide High Fire Zone Map. The Ventura County map is available here.
To learn about hazards where you live and how to reduce personal risk, access the State’s online hazard mapping tool The City's Emergency Operations Plan describes how the City prepares, responds, and recovers from a variety of emergency incidents.
Be prepared at home, work, and school by making sure you have a plan. To learn more click here.
Power Outages & PSPS Preparedness
For guidance on how to prepare for a wildfire, please click here.
- The 2018 Hill & Woolsey After Action Report Summary is available. To view, please click here. Emergency Evacuation, Road Closure & Sheltering Fact Sheet are available. To view, please click here.
The State reviews and approves updates to dam inundation maps. These maps are used to assist local government in planning and responding to a dam failures. To learn more, please click here.
County Emergency Services
The Cities and County of Ventura work together to ensure residents are prepared for emergencies. To learn more, please visit Ready Ventura County.
State Emergency Services
The California Emergency Management Agency describes the hazards that exist locally and how to reduce your risk! Remember, the best way to recover from an emergency incident is reducing the risks before anything happens.
Emergency Radio Communications
During an emergency incident, cellular phones may not be available. The use of radio communication is essential. Auxiliary Communications Service (ACS) are trained volunteers who support all agencies during an emergency incident.
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