Emergency Preparedness

The City of Los Angeles' Emergency Management Department has five divisions comprised of administrative staff and specialists that work with City departments, municipalities and an array of community-based organizations to ensure that the City and its residents have the resources and information they need to prepare, respond and recover from emergencies, disasters and significant events.

For more information about the department including a wide array of news and tips on how to prepare and/or recover from an emergency please visit http://emergency.lacity.org/

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Emergency Contacts

Call 9-1-1 when there is a life-threatening emergency that requires the immediate response of emergency services such as police, fire or paramedic.

Non-emergency Police 877-275-5273
TTY Service 213-847-0652
Park-related emergencies 323-913-7390
Water Service 800-342-5397
Power Service 800-342-5397
Gas Service 800-427-2200
Traffic Signals 818-374-4823
Road closures (Cal Trans) 800-427-7623
Street Lights 800-996-2489
American Red Cross public information 213-739-5200
Animal Services 888-452-7381
Building Inspection 888-524-2845
Storm damage/mud slide reports 888-524-2845
Refuse collection 800-773-2489
Sewer/storm drain problems 800-773-2489
Trees down/debris removal & related problems 800-996-2489

For information about emergency preparedness programs in the City of Los Angeles, contact:

Emergency Management Department
200 North Spring Street, Room 1533
Los Angeles, California 90012
Phone: 213-484-4800 Fax: 213-978-0517
E-mail: emd.emdweb@lacity.org