After-Action / Corrective Action Reporting

Legal Requirements for After-Action Reporting:

State Agencies and Local Government Reporting:
Standardized Emergency Management System (SEMS) Regulation Section 2450 (a) SEMS Regulations California Code of Regulations, Title 19, § 2450.

California Code of Regulations, Title 19, § 2450
(a) Any city, city and county, or county declaring a local emergency for which the governor proclaims a state of emergency, and any state agency responding to that emergency shall complete and transmit an after action report to Cal OES within ninety (90) days of the close of the incident period.
(b) The after action report shall, at a minimum:

    • Be a review of response actions taken
    • Application of SEMS
    • Suggested modifications to SEMS
    • Necessary modifications to plans and procedures
    • Identified training needs
    • Recovery activities to date

State After Action Report Coordinated by Cal OES: 

Emergency Services Act (ESA), Article 9.5, Government Code Section 8607(f) – The Office of Emergency Services shall, in cooperation with involved state and local agencies, complete an after- action report within 180 days after each declared disaster. This report shall review public safety response and disaster recovery activities and shall be made available to all interested public safety and emergency management organizations.

AAR Reference

Active Reports

2023 Active Reports
2023 Tropical Storm Hilary and Summer Fires Event

2022 Active Reports
2022-2023 Winter Storms Event
2022 Ferndale Earthquake Event
2022 Monkeypox Virus Event
2022 September Extreme Heat, Fires, and Tropical Storms Event

2021 Active Reports
2021 Late December Winter Storms Event
2021 Pipeline P00547 Spill Event
2021 Wildfires Event

2020 Active Reports
2020 August Extreme Heat and Fires Declaration
2020 Los Angeles Civil Unrest Declaration
2020 COVID-19 Event
2020 July/August/September Statewide Fires Event

2019 Active Reports
2019 Fire Season and PSPS Event
2019 Winter Storms Event
2019 Ridgecrest Earthquake Event

Sehar Choudhary

Sehar Choudhary

Senior Emergency Services Coordinator

Office: (916) 845-8165

Joe Boy Perez

Joe Boy Perez

Emergency Services Coordinator

Office: (916) 364-4563