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Long Beach Celebrates Pet Preparedness Month in June 5/29/2018 The City of Long Beach will celebrate Pet Preparedness Month throughout the month of June with a variety of outreach and educational activities for pet owners. Pet Preparedness Month encourages residents to incorporate the needs of their pets in family emergency plans, including providing pet supplies in emergency go-kits and registering pets with Long Beach Animal Care Services so they can be more easily identified if they are separated from the family during a disaster. 
Tsunami Awareness Week Evolves Into a Preparedness Month 2/27/2018 Tsunami Preparedness Week is March 26 to 30, 2018 and the City of Long Beach will be hosting events and activities throughout the month to educate residents on actions they can take to prepare for and respond to a tsunami.
City Cautions Residents to Prepare for Severe Weather 1/8/2018 The National Weather Service (NWS) is forecasting the first rains of the season to pass through Long Beach beginning today and extending into Tuesday evening. The rainfall amount is predicted to be between one to two inches in coastal areas.
City of Long Beach Launches Text to 9-1-1 Service on December 1 11/30/2017 Beginning December1, 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. “Call if you can -- text if you can’t” is the slogan developed by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), that is currently being utilized by Long Beach and other cities in Southern California that are implementing this new technology.