Emergency Preparedness

It is important for every family and business to be prepared for local emergencies such as fire, flood or earthquake. The following resources will aid you as you develop your emergency plan:


Local Hazard Mitigation Plan

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) approved the Humboldt Operational Area Hazard Mitigation Plan on March 20, 2014. The hazard plan includes an assessment of the planning area’s risks from hazard events such as earthquake, flood, tsunami, and wildfire; it also includes a list of proposed initiatives designed to minimize future hazard-related damage.

More information on the Local Hazard Mitigation Plan Update can be found here.

Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA)


Humboldt County Department of Health & Human Services


California Department of Public Health