Emergency Preparedness Resources and Training


The following resources can help you prepare for emergencies, be informed, and receive local alerts:

Butte County Code Red provides mass evacuation notices, bio-terrorism alerts, boil water notices, and missing child reports.

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA Mobile App) provides severe weather alerts, information related to 20 types of hazards, tools to create and save a custom list of items in your family's emergency kit, and receive directions to open shelters and disaster recovery centers.

The American Red Cross mobile application combines more than 35 different types of severe weather and emergency alerts.  You can choose the alerts that are important to your location.  There is also the "Family Safe" feature that allow you to notify loved ones that an alert has been issued in their area and check to see if they are safe. 

The Weather Channel tracks and provides local forecasts and push alerts of severe weather to your mobile device.

The Integrated Public Alert and Warning System (IPAWS) is the Nation's alert and warning infrasture.  It provides an effective way to alert and warn the public about emergencies using the Emergency Alert System (EAS), Warless Emergency Alerts (WEA), NOAA Weather Radio All Hazards, and other public alerting system from a single interface.  You do not need to sign-up.


This course is an introduction to the Emergency Preparedness Program at the University.  The course briefly covers employee's potential roles in an emergency, the campus' Emergency Operations Center (EOC), the Incident Command Structure, the National Incident Management System, as well as, the Standardized Emergency Management System.

CSU, Chico Emergency Management Orientation (Online Training)

Assisting People with Disabilities During an Emergency (Online Training) 
This presentation is intended to assist in the collaborative efforts of faculty, staff, and students in the effective evacuation of persons with disabilities during an emergency and to mitigate emergency situations before they occur.