Prepare for storms and flooding
- Free sandbag locations
- Sign up your cellphone for AlertSanDiego emergency notifications.
- Get the emergency mobile app.
- Do not put debris near the curb where
it can wash away in the rain and cause a hazard. If you live in
the unincorporated area and your home was damaged by the recent
storm, please call 2-1-1 to arrange debris
removal Tuesday or Wednesday.
5 Steps to Disaster Preparedness
1. Create your own Personal Disaster Plan (available in 12 languages)
2. Register your cell phones for emergency alerts
3. Download the SD Emergency mobile app, now with Earthquake Early Warning
5. Click on the icons below to review the types of disasters that San Diego is most at risk for:
Learn about flooding impacts and what you can do to prepare like never driving through flooded roadways.
Be prepared for wildfires by learning about defensible space and evacuation planning.
Learn about heat related illness and tips to beat the heat like staying hydrated and not leaving kids or pets in vehicles.
Unplanned outages can be caused by many things. Learn what to do if your power goes out unexpectedly.
Earthquakes can happen with little warning. If you feel shaking, remember to Drop, Cover and Hold On!
Learn the signs of incoming Tsunamis and when you need to move to high ground away from beaches and waterways.
Pandemics, like COVID-19, affect everyone. Know your trusted sources of information before the next one.
Terrorism can happen anywhere, at any time. If you see something, say something.