For Governments & Tribal

Building Partnerships with Tribal Governments is essential in emergency management​ planning, response and recovery.  Effective relationships with tribes are a necessary step in working together to build more resilient and better prepared communities.

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​The California Governor's Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) Response consists of Regional Operations, Local Emergency Agencies, Mutual Aid, Fire and Rescue, Hazardous Materials, Law Enforcement, Volunteer, Threat Response and Reporting Suspicious Activity. In partnership, Cal OES works with, coordinates and responds to multiple types of emergency response situations.


Within Cal OES, the Recovery Section is responsible for managing disaster recovery and providing assistance to local governments and individuals impacted by disasters.

​Grants & Funding

​Cal OES’ Grants Management Section is responsible for administering more than $2 billion in funds for homeland security, emergency management, justice programs and victim services, a majority of which are distributed to local and regional entities to enable the most effective prevention, detection, response and recovery efforts.


Cal OES provides training support to the First Responder community within California. The Training Division, while working closely with the California State Training Institute (CSTI) ensures the most comprehensive access to training courses which enhance the capability to accomplish the critical mission areas of Prevent, Protect, Respond, Mitigate and Recover in support of the California statewide training strategy.

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Public Safety

​Public Safety Communications (PSC) serves the State of California by providing public safety communications to the State's first responders and oversight of the 9-1-1 system to the People of California. The PSC is dedicated to the preservation and protection of human life and public safety by delivering reliable and dependable communication services keeping the public connected during times of crisis.

​Events for Governments & Tribal



Detwiler Fire Applicants' Briefing; FEMA-5189-FM-CA and CDAA-2017-04 Fire Applicants' Briefing; FEMA-5189-FM-CA and CDAA-2017-04 This Applicants' Briefing will provide information regarding the affected counties, available assistance, and application information for both the FMAG and CDAA programs.8/23/2017 8:30:00 PM8/23/2017 11:30:00 PM<div>Mariposa Board of Supervisors Hearing Room</div><div>5100 Bullion Street</div><div>Mariposa, CA  95338</div><p>​A Fire Management Assistance Grant and a Governor's Proclamation authorizing the California Disaster Assistance Act were issued to secure funding to help Mariposa County respond to and recover from the Detwiler Fire. This Applicants' Briefing will explain the application process and available assistance under both programs.</p>{443DB937-22D2-40EF-A62E-5A7A962E833B}GP0|#5c2352b6-fb4e-475d-8d45-1bce5e618ade;L0|#05c2352b6-fb4e-475d-8d45-1bce5e618ade|Recovery;GTSet|#35129ea4-2b69-4523-92bc-aa23dc2aa4fb0x0100E06C2D919CFD734A97280E79E87DD00B01020044D24B94BBDA524F97A9D7F7141BE15771
Safety Assessment Program Assessment ProgramSafety Assessment Program Evaluator Training8/25/2017 3:00:00 PM8/25/2017 11:00:00 PMCalifornia Governor's Office of Emergency Services 3650 Schreiver Avenue Mather, CA 95655<p>​Safety Assessment Program (SAP) provides training for experienced professionals to quickly evaluate damaged structures, identifying those buildings that people can return to, while marking those that are unsafe or have restricted use. It accepts civil, structural, geotechnical, and architect licenses from any state, along with many ICC building inspector certifications.</p><p>To register, please visit <a href="" target="_blank"> ,</a> click on 'Upcoming Training Calendar'.</p>{94FF5C37-B501-493A-8961-3C0A2F6040E2}GP0|#5c2352b6-fb4e-475d-8d45-1bce5e618ade;L0|#05c2352b6-fb4e-475d-8d45-1bce5e618ade|Recovery;GTSet|#35129ea4-2b69-4523-92bc-aa23dc2aa4fb0x0100E06C2D919CFD734A97280E79E87DD00B01030200711E995CF7C006488B227BA0DE289FD328
State Emergency Response Commission (SERC) Meeting Events/DispForm.aspx?ID=22State Emergency Response Commission (SERC) MeetingThe State Emergency Response Commission will hold a public meeting on October 26, 2017 at CalOES Headquarters.10/26/2017 8:30:00 PM10/26/2017 11:00:00 PM3650 Schriever Ave Mather, CA 95655 Multipurpose Rooms 1 & 2<p>​The State Emergency Response Commission will hold a public meeting on October 26, 2017 at CalOES Headquarters.</p>{D06A4CA1-3B1A-4C5C-9CD5-14F17B67A91E}GP0|#8956b78c-ade5-4aa1-b9a6-2981aed508bc;L0|#08956b78c-ade5-4aa1-b9a6-2981aed508bc|Fire & Rescue;GTSet|#35129ea4-2b69-4523-92bc-aa23dc2aa4fb0x0100E06C2D919CFD734A97280E79E87DD00B0101000BEFB8DAF9062147909BB37E58F5E3B822


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