Ready Long Beach 2019

Annual Events

Tsunami Awareness Week - March 25-31, 2023

Long Beach residents should know how to be prepared for tsunamis and what to do to be safe. Are you in the zone? Visit for more information.

National Telecommunicators Week - April 9-15, 2023

National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week (NPSTW) is held annually during the second week of April to honor public safety telecommunicators for their commitment, service, and sacrifice.

Pet Preparedness Month - June 2023

Your pets are an important member of your family, so they need to be included in your family’s emergency plan. To prepare for the unexpected, visit for tips with your pets in mind.

National Preparedness Month - September 2023

National Preparedness Month (NPM) is an observance each September to raise awareness about the importance of preparing for disasters and emergencies that could happen at any time. Visit to learn about the different ways you can prepare yourself and loved ones for emergencies. 

Great ShakeOut Earthquake Drill - October 19, 2023

The Great ShakeOut is an international earthquake drill that serves as an opportunity to practice how to be safer during an earthquake: Drop, Cover, and Hold On. Visit for resources to participate at home, school or work.