Welcome to the City of El Segundo Emergency Management Division Webpage!
Over 16,900 residents and approximately 53,000 daytime business commuters live and work within the City of El Segundo’s 5.6 square miles. There is no greater responsibility for the City of El Segundo than to protect the public and ensure that everyone is informed, prepared, and able to recover from a natural, technological, or human-caused emergency or disaster.
About the El Segundo Emergency Management Division
The Emergency Management Division is based in the City Manager's Office and leads the City's emergency management activities, such as:
Prepare and maintain the City’s emergency plans in accordance with local, state, and federal legislation.
Coordinate and serve as a technical advisor to the City’s Disaster Council, Department Directors, and City Departments.
Serve as the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) Coordinator, ensuring the facility, employees, equipment and supplies are ready for activation at any time.
Liaison with the businesses and industries in the community for the purpose of advancing emergency management and disaster preparedness, response, and recovery within El Segundo.
Conduct emergency management employee training and exercises to develop knowledge and skills, identify strengths and weaknesses, and build capabilities within the City’s emergency preparedness, response, and recovery plans and procedures.
Conduct outreach and emergency preparedness activities within the community.
Serve as the administrator and coordinator of the Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) program and other disaster volunteer programs.
The Emergency Management Division also offers assistance to community members, civic organizations, schools, faith based organizations, and business partners in planning, implementing and coordinating emergency and disaster mitigation and preparedness programs, plans, and projects. For more information on preparing for emergencies, select one of the following topics: