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El Niño

Weather experts predict that strong El Niño conditions exist and these conditions will influence southern California's winter storm patterns. Long Beach should be prepared for frequent and powerful storms from December through March. The City of Long Beach Winter Storm Team is reviewing and updating our response plans. On this page we have assembled information and resources to assist you in developing your plans for what to do before, during and after these winter storms.


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The Department of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Communications has an opening for a Disaster Preparedness Officer.  The Disaster Preparedness operation is one of three bureaus in the Department with approximately 4 employees and an operating budget of over $1.5 Million.

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The Long Beach Tsunami Preparedness Walk and Resource Fair will be held on March 17 at the Will Rogers Mini Park (Appian Way and Nieto Avenue, Long Beach, 90814). 

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On November 30, CBS Los Angeles came to the Department 9-1-1 Dispatch Center to report a story on our new text to 9-1-1 capability.
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