Emergency Management

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What Can Residents Do to Prepare?

 The City of La Quinta Emergency Management Division works with all City Departments and partner agencies to lessen the impacts of disasters to the City and our residents. Emergency Management is responsible for the coordination of mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery activities within the City.

What Can Residents Do to Prepare?

Don't Wait. Communicate. Make Your Emergency Plan Today.

Build a Kit

Be Informed

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Local Plans and Training

The Emergency Manager is also responsible for the City's Emergency Operations Plan (EOP).  Part 1: Basic Plan and           Part 2: Supporting Documents, along with the staffing and operation of the La Quinta Emergency Operations Center (EOC).

The City of La Quinta has completed the 2017 Local Hazard Mitigation Plan (LHMP). The LHMP helps to lessen La Quinta's vulnerability to man-made and natural hazards as well as demonstrate the City’s commitment to reducing risks posed by these hazards to our residents, property and critical infrastructure.

Exercises are held in the City's EOC as well as training for both employees and residents which include Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training, Incident Command System (ICS) training and emergency preparedness training.

How to Contact the Emergency Management Division

Location: La Quinta City Hall, 78-495 Calle Tampico, La Quinta, CA 92253

Phone Number: (760) 777-7158 or (760) 777-7044


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