Emergency Response

This page has been updated as of April 2017

Latest Information

2016 Annual Report

OER has released its first annual report. The 2016 OER Annual Report outlines OER acitivites for 2016 and future objectives.

California Office of Emergency Services Contact List

The CalOES Emergency Services Contact List provides names and contact information for each counties Emergency Service Coordiantor. When requesting emergency air monitoring equipment from the California Air Resources Board: Office of Emergency Response, contact the Emergency Service Coordinator for assistance. The coordinator can guide you through the mission tasking process to request services from the Office of Emergency Response.

Office of Emergency Response: Mission Request Procedure

The California Air Resources Board (ARB): Office of Emergency Response (OER) has created a step by step procedure to request emergency air monitoring services from the ARB. This procedure applies to any emergency involving the release of a hazardous airborne contaminant when a local agency has exhausted its resources to protect public health or the environment. The Office of Emergency Response can provide State-level support for air contaminant monitoring, sampling, analysis, and dispersion modeling.

The Office of Emergency Response: Mission Request Procedure (Oct 2017) provides a detailed procedure on how to request support from the Office of Emergency Response and provides contact information for requesting assistance.

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 The OER Field Team on-site during the 2010 Golden Guardian exercise.     Smoke Billows over Lake Tahoe during the 2007 Angora fire