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The City of Santa Clarita’s mission in an emergency situation is to save lives.

By protecting property and the environment in situations associated with natural disasters, manmade disasters, and national security emergencies, the City follows these emergency management objectives:

  • Manage and coordinate overall emergency response and recovery operations. 
  • Coordinate with appropriate federal, state and other local government agencies, as well as applicable segments of private sector entities and volunteer agencies. 
  • Establish priorities and resolve any conflicting demands for support. 
  • Prepare and disseminate emergency public information to inform, alert and warn the public.  
  • Disseminate damage information and other essential data. 
  • Plan for the continuation of government.


Be Ready.  Be Resilient.

It’s National Pet Preparedness Month!

Pet Preparedness-PhotoDon’t forget about your beloved pets when you’re putting together your emergency kit. When preparing for hazards such as wildfires, wind storms, earthquakes, power outages, transportation incidents, make sure your pets are a part of the family plan, from sheltering, transport and evacuation. The following are a list of quick top 10 emergency supplies for your family pet:

  1. Food (your pet's regular food)
  2. Water
  3. Leash and collar
  4. Bowl(s)
  5. Photo of your pet/ID and a photo of you with your pet
  6. Medications your pet needs
  7. Immunization/vet records (keep both updated)
  8. Pet carrier
  9. First Aid Kit
  10. Plastic bags for sanitation

Your pet needs to beat the summer heat too!  Summer Tips: 

  • Be sure your pet(s) has access to plenty of water, especially when it’s hot.
  • Keep your pet out of direct heat.
  • Avoid excessive exercise in hot, humid weather.
  • Never leave your pet(s) in the car! Temperatures can rise quickly even with the windows rolled down.

More Pet Preparedness Tips

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