Community Preparedness

The City of Alameda Fire Department coordinates the emergency management and disaster preparedness program for the City by working with the Fire and Police department, city staff, partner agencies, businesses and citizens to minimize risk by actively seeking to mitigate hazards,  to prepare for, respond to, and successfully recover from natural or manmade disasters when they strike.


In its efforts to prepare and inform the community and its residents in case of disasters, the City of Alameda Fire Department offers the following training programs, notification methods, and city planning and response information:

  • Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Training
  • Map Your Neighborhood
  • Nixle
  • Radio 1280 AM, Alameda Radio
  • Emergency Operation Plan (EOP)
  • Hazard Mitigation Plan
  • City General Plan - Health and Safety Section 8