Are You Prepared for an Emergency?

As a resident of La Habra, it is important to remember that a significant earthquake is always a possibility. Are you prepared?  Preparedness goes beyond fire alarms, smoke detectors, dead-bolt locks and extra food in the pantry. You need to have a comprehensive emergency plan for your home and work. If you have not prepared yourself and your family, now is a good time to get prepared and there are a lot of resources to assist you in becoming prepared.

Know Your Hazards


Do you know what hazards to prepare for? There are several potential hazards that could impact La Habra. For hazard identification and information, visit the California Emergency Management Agency (Cal-EMA) Website for a customized hazard analysis at for your residence or business.

Make a Plan


Once you understand the potential hazards, it is time to develop a family emergency plan that will address those concerns. Your family may not be together when disaster strikes, so it is important to plan in advance how you will contact one another; how you will get back together; and what you will do in different situations. There are many resources available to help you build a realistic emergency plan.

If you would like additional information, please contact David Gonzalez, La Habra's Emergency Management Coordinator, via email at dgonzalez@lahabraca.gov or by phone at 562-383-4306.