Carlsbad's Emergency Plans
Emergency plans provide the policies and procedures upon which emergency response and recovery operations are conducted. The San Diego County Office of Emergency Services is responsible for maintaining the county emergency plan, which facilitates regional mutual aid. The City of Carlsbad’s Emergency Management Administrative Team (CEMAT) maintains the Carlsbad Emergency Operations Plan. These plans are consistent and interoperable to maximize regional mutual aid support.
Conform to the National Incident Management System and California’s Standardized Emergency Management System.
Contains functional annexes (Fire Department, Law Enforcement, Shelter, Local Assistance Center operations, etc.) and hazard specific appendixes (Earthquake, Fire, Severe weather, etc.).
Are “all-hazard plan” and address continuity of operations, continuity of government.
These operations plans are supplement with:
An emergency operations plan defines the scope of a city’s emergency preparedness and incident response activities.
The County of San Diego is currently coordinating the 2014 update of the Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan. The Hazard Mitigation planning process includes an opportunity for the public to comment on the plan during its drafting phase and prior to plan approval. The outreach period for public comment is March 30, 2014 - July 31, 2014. The plan can be reviewed by clicking on the "Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan" link above.
Residents are also encouraged to complete a public hazard mitigation survey by clicking on the "Public hazard mitigation survey" link found under "Resources" on the right of this page.
Those interested in participating in the planning process should contact the emergency preparedness point of contact shown on this page.