To better prepare Los Angeles County residents for emergencies and/or disasters, please see the below information that lists critical resources, tips and facts to equip and alert residents on how to best respond and recover.
For questions and further information, please refer to the emergency section of the County of Los Angeles website.
Important Numbers and Websites (local)
- Los Angeles County Department of Beaches & Harbors
– Main administration office: 424-526-7777 (M-Th, 7 a.m. – 6 p.m.; closed Fridays)
– Boat slip vacancies and boat storage: 424-526-7890
– Guest boat docks at Burton Chace Park: 424-526-7910
– Twitter: @LACDBH
- Los Angeles County Fire Department
– Twitter: @LACo_FD
- Los Angeles County Lifeguards
– Twitter: @LACoLifeguards
- Los Angeles County Office of Emergency Management
– Survival Guide – County of Los Angeles
– Twitter: @LACOOEM
- Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (Beach Closure and Advisory)
– Beach Closure Hotline: 800-525-5662 or 626-430-5360 (M-F, 8 – 5)
– 24-Hour Hotline: 888-700-9995
– Twitter: @LAPublicHealth
- Los Angeles County Department of Public Works (Flood control, road maintenance, etc.)
– Main Line: 626-458-5100 (M – Th, 7 a.m. – 5 p.m.; closed Fridays)
– After Hours: 800-675-4357
- Los Angeles International Airport
– Twitter: @flyLAXairport
- Marina del Rey Sheriff
– Main Line: 310-482-6000
– Twitter: @MDRLASD
- Marina del Rey Fire Station #110
– Main Line: 310-823-3773
- Ready LA
- Southern California Edison
– Main Line: 800-655-4555
- U.S. Coastguard
– Main Line: 310-823-2300
- Animal Control (Marina del Rey/L.A. County injured animal emergencies): 310-523-9566
Stay up-to-date about occurences, important notices, emergency details and more by subscribing to the following newsletters or alerts.
In the event of a major earthquake, it’s important to be properly prepared. Emergency responders recommend residents have a survival kit to last least three days or more. Please use the links below as resources for earthquake preparedness.
– American Red Cross (earthquake)
– Earthquake Country Alliance
- El Nino
To best prepare for El Nino, Los Angeles County has compiled a list of resources and preparedness tips – available here.
Residents are encouraged to be aware of tsunami alerts and designated evacuation routes in the event of a tsunami. Please use the links below as resources for tsunami preparedness.
– About Tsunamis
– Prepare for a Tsunami (article by KPCC). To see the official tsunami evacuation route for Marina del Rey, click here.
– National Tsunami Warning Center