Resources Overview

Resources homepage imageThe Department of Emergency management has resources for the public, for businesses, and for our City and County partners. Check the resources below for what might work for you!

Get Prepared, Get Connected

Here’s the thing: actual emergencies look more like people coming together than cities falling apart. And people who are more connected fare better in times of crisis. Visit:

Exercise Tool Kit

DEM’s exercise tool kit is designed to provide San Francisco departments, agencies, businesses, and communities the tools and resources that are necessary to plan and execute organized and productive emergency preparedness exercises. See what’s in the tool kit.

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.

Request Materials

DEM offers a variety of individual/household preparedness materials that will assist in creating or building upon your emergency plan. Get what you need here!

Emergency Medical Services Agency

EMSA regulates San Francisco’s emergency medical services system. The agency provides credentials to emergency medical technicians and paramedics practicing in San Francisco. EMSA establishes polices and protocols and permit ambulance provider and training programs. EMTs and Paramedics should visit this page for more information.