Contact Us Overview

Learn more about what to say when you call 9-1-1, how you can work for the Department of Emergency Management, and what is the deal with those “air raid” sirens every Tuesday at noon?

Calling 9-1-1

Call 9-1-1 to receive help for emergencies, potential emergencies, or when you are not sure if it’s an emergency. Click here for 5 Things You Should Tell a Dispatcher.

Emergency Plans and Reports

Interested in San Francisco’s plan for an earthquake or curious about the City’s efforts during the Giants World Series celebration? To read DEM’s library of plans and reports click here.

Work for DEM

Interested in being part of our team? Visit the City and County of San Francisco’s Job Seeker Page.

Doing Business with DEM

Interested in doing business with the Department of Emergency Management? Visit the Office of Contract Administration. All businesses must qualify to do business with the City before the City can award a contract or pay an invoice. Already qualified? Search the Bids and Contract Database for opportunities.