Emergency Management


The Emergency Management Division is responsible for the operation of the City’s Emergency Operations Center (EOC). The EOC is the focal point for coordination of the City’s emergency planning, training, response, and recovery efforts for emergencies and major disasters.

Evacuation and Emergency Planning Survey

The Cities of Moorpark, Thousand Oaks, and Simi Valley are currently and jointly developing an evacuation planning and public outreach program for eastern Ventura County to update evacuation plans and promote individual preparedness. A critical part of the program is a resident-focused tri-city survey about evacuations and emergency preparedness. Please take 10 minutes to complete the survey

My Emergency Plan: A Checklist

All Moorpark residents should have a plan for what to do in an emergency. We encourage you to: (1) Make a plan, (2) Build a kit, and (3) Stay informed. Need help doing any of those three things? Download our brochure!

Emergency Operations Center (EOC)

The Emergency Operations Center prepares for emergencies and major disasters such as fires, floods, earthquakes, and acts of terrorism. The EOC also prepares for major planned events in the city that require involvement by multiple city departments and integration with outside agencies, such as schools, special districts, other cities, the county, state, and federal agencies, as well as the private sector.  

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Emergency Operations Plan (EOP)  

The Emergency Operations Plan establishes a comprehensive, all-hazards approach to managing disasters and emergencies across a spectrum of phases including preparedness, response, recovery, and mitigation.

Emergency Preparedness for Residents with Disabilities

Emergencies can occur unexpectedly, and individuals with disabilities related to mobility, hearing, learning, or vision may have unique needs when it comes to responding to such situations. It is important for everyone to be prepared and "Red Cross Ready" by creating an emergency plan, gathering essential supplies in a survival kit, and staying informed. Additionally, both individuals with disabilities and those without, along with their support networks, can benefit from the following tips on managing communication, equipment, service animals, pets, and home safety. For more information, visit the following links:

Additional Operations

The City is involved in outreach, education, and community emergency preparedness activities, including the Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training. The Emergency Management Division also coordinates the City’s participation in the VC Alert Notification System.