Emergency Preparedness

As a Walnut resident, you are an important part of emergency planning and preparedness. The information provided below will help you to prepare, respond, and recover from emergency events that face our City. 

Find out how to receive important messages in an emergency: Get Connected and Stay Connected 

Sign up today for Walnut's Emergency Notification system (Everbridge). This system provides residents with critical information during a variety of situations, such as after an earthquake or during a severe incident.

Register for free to take part in the International Earthquake Drill: The Great Shake Out and learn all about how to prepare yourself and your family for a large earthquake and the following long-term consequences of such a disaster.   

The Los Angeles County Fire Department has developed the "Ready! Set! Go!" program, which is a personal step-by-step wildfire action plan.  Click here to view the plan. 

IMPORTANT: Your local energy provider may preemptively shut off power to certain energy circuits during extreme weather or wildfire conditions. This is called a Public Safety Power Shutoff. It is vital to prepare an emergency plan in advance in the event your family is affected by a power shutoff.  Click here to learn more about this program and how to prepare for an energy shut off.

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