Tools and Data
Being informed is essential to your successful preparedness during an emergency. However, each disastor is unique and impacts each of us differently. Use these tools to become better informed about the emergencies relevant to you.
Learn which kinds of natural and human-caused disasters pose a risk for your area (earthquakes, fires, floods, etc.):
- Type your home address into this website from the California Office of Emergency Services to discover the hazards that exist in your area
- Know your Hazards Tool
- Access and Functional Needs Guidance
- Emergency Notifications
- Declared Disaster information within California, by incident type and/or year Data Sets
- Annual National Fire Incident Reporting Systems (NFIRS) Data Sets
- The National Household Survey (NHS) tracks progress in personal disaster preparedness through investigation of the American public's preparedness actions, attitudes, and motivations. Surveys includes a nationally representative sample which may include earthquake, flood, wildfire, hurricane, winter storm, extreme heat, tornado, and urban event.
- COVID-19 Live-Data Dashboard
- National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) Public Data Release files are provided by the U.S. Fire Administration’s National Fire Data Center. NFIRS is the nation’s largest, national, annual database of fire incident information.
Additional disaster-related information by region can be found here