Emergency Management

Emergency Management

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The City of Santa Clarita’s mission in an emergency situation is to save lives.

By protecting property and the environment in situations associated with natural disasters, manmade disasters, and national security emergencies, the City follows these emergency management objectives:

  • Manage and coordinate overall emergency response and recovery operations. 
  • Coordinate with appropriate federal, state and other local government agencies, as well as applicable segments of private sector entities and volunteer agencies. 
  • Establish priorities and resolve any conflicting demands for support. 
  • Prepare and disseminate emergency public information to inform, alert and warn the public.  
  • Disseminate damage information and other essential data. 
  • Plan for the continuation of government.
Be Ready.  Be Resilient.

 

Before you start your holiday shopping, remember to….

STOP. THINK. CONNECT. Make sure cyber security measures are in place on computer, tablets and smart phones.

Tips for Online Holiday Safety

Keep a Clean Machine

Maintain up-to-date software including security software, operating systems, programs and apps. 

When in Doubt, Throw it Out

If it looks suspicious, even if you know the source, it’s best to delete or if appropriate, mark as junk email.

Think Before you Act

Be wary of communications that offer amazing deals that sound too good to be true,   

Get Savvy about Wi-Fi Hotspots

Don’t share personal or financial information over an unsecured network.

Make Sure the Site is Legitimate

Shop on sites with closed padlock on your web browser’s address bar or a URL address that begins with shttp or https.

Protect your Personal Information

Be alert to the kinds of information being collected to complete the transaction.

Use Safe Payment Options

Credit cards are generally the safest option because they allow buyers to seek a credit from the issuer if the product isn’t delivered.

More information:  https://Staysafeonline.org