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Disaster Preparedness Community Partners Meeting 7/22/2019 Join us for our first Community Partners Meeting of the year. Learn about what's new in emergency preparedness for the City of Long Beach and connect with other agencies and City Departments.
Are you our next Intern?
Are You Our Next Intern? 7/19/2018 The Department of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Communications is seeking a Disaster Preparedness intern to perform a variety of professional tasks within research, grant management, outreach and communication functions.
Are you Ready?
Commentary: Are you prepared for a disaster? 6/28/2018 News reports about natural and man-made disasters have dominated the headlines of late. Each disaster serves as a reminder to the city of Long Beach and its residents how important it is to “be prepared” while at home and work for a disaster.
Pet Preparedness
Build Your Own Pet Emergency Kit 6/11/2018

Our pets are part of our family. When you prepare your  emergency kit make sure to include your pets.

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Long Beach Celebrates Pet Preparedness Month in June 5/29/2018 The City of Long Beach will celebrate Pet Preparedness Month throughout the month of June with a variety of outreach and educational activities for pet owners. 
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Join us for the 2nd Annual Tsunami Preparedness Walk 2/27/2018

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). 

Flier for Tsunami Walk 2018

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911 Texting Will Give Victims, Witnesses Another Option For Help 11/30/2017 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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text to 9-1-1 comes to Long Beach December 1st 11/30/2017 Beginning December 1 2017, hearing and speech-impaired residents of Long Beach and those in situations where it is too dangerous to dial 9-1-1 for help in an emergency, can Text to 9-1-1.