The purpose of the Emergency Preparedness Program is to enhance the City's ability to respond to and recover from the effects of natural or man-made disasters; to administer the Federal and State Disaster Assistance Programs; and to serve as the liaison to these, and other agencies in San Bernardino County.
The Emergency Preparedness Program provides the following:
- Emergency preparedness training and information to City staff
- Coordinates a community informational campaign regarding preparedness
- Chino Hills Auxiliary Radio Team (CHART)
- Plans and implements disaster drills in conjunction with other agencies
- Maintains Emergency Operations Center (EOC) preparedness
- Maintains emergency shelter, food, water, and equipment supplies
Know What to Do Before, During, and After an Emergency - Quick Links To Help
Perhaps the most important thing you can do is to sign up for City Emergency Alerts!
It is important that you prepare for ALL types of emergencies and know what to do to keep your family and you safe. Below are some helpful links to help you in your readiness efforts:
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September is National Emergency Preparedness Month
During this month the City of Chino Hills focuses on readiness education and promoting family and community disaster planning. This nationwide coordinated effort is held each year to increase public awareness about the importance of preparing for emergencies and taking action. During this month and throughout the year, we urge all residents to enhance their knowledge of the proper safety measures to follow before, during, and after an emergency.
2023 Emergency Preparedness Workshop
This year the Emergency Preparedness Workshop will be held on September 28 at 7:00 PM at the Chino Hills Community Center. Learn how to build a family emergency plan, visit various information booths, where to find official sources of emergency information, and enter giveaways for free prizes. The City of Chino Hills, Chino Hills Police Department, Chino Valley Fire District, Southern California Edison, and local organizations such as the American Red Cross, LifeStream, Chino Hills Auxiliary Radio Team (CHART) and more will be hosting informational booths with giveaways throughout the event.
2022 Emergency Preparedness Workshop
Annually, the City hosts an Emergency Preparedness Workshop to help educate residents and prepare their family disaster planning. Attendees visit various information booths from community partners and organizations to gather resources and enter giveaways for free prizes. Thank you to all those who attended the 2022 Workshop!
Resources From Previous Workshops:
AB38- Selling Property in High or Very High Fire Hazard Severity Zone (PDF)
Chino Valley Fire Emergency Communications (PDF)
CHPD, Critical Incident- Active Shooter Response (PDF)
Department of Public Health, Flu Season Preparedness (PDF)
Evacuation Procedures & Communications (PDF)
Hands Only CPR (PDF)
How to Build an Emergency Kit to Fit Your Needs (PDF)
Importance of Emergency Communications (PDF)
Living with Sprinklers (PDF)
SCE Update, Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) (PDF)
The Great Shakeout (PDF)
Wildfire Preparedness and Ready, Set, Go! (PDF)