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Job Opening: Disaster Preparedness Officer 3/13/2018 The Department of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Communications has an opening for a Disaster Preparedness Officer.  The Disaster Preparedness operation is one of three bureaus in the Department with approximately 4 employees and an operating budget of over $1.5 Million.

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Join us for the 2nd Annual Tsunami Preparedness Walk 2/27/2018

The Long Beach Tsunami Preparedness Walk and Resource Fair will be held on March 17 at the Will Rogers Mini Park (Appian Way and Nieto Avenue, Long Beach, 90814). 

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911 Texting Will Give Victims, Witnesses Another Option For Help 11/30/2017 On November 30, CBS Los Angeles came to the Department 9-1-1 Dispatch Center to report a story on our new text to 9-1-1 capability.
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text to 9-1-1 comes to Long Beach December 1st 11/30/2017 Beginning December 1 2017, hearing and speech-impaired residents of Long Beach and those in situations where it is too dangerous to dial 9-1-1 for help in an emergency, can Text to 9-1-1.