In the event of a disaster, local officials and relief workers may be delayed in responding to a crisis. Everyone should be prepared to sustain themselves for at least 72 hours. In the City of Redondo Beach, we are subject to earthquakes, fires, floods, landslides, hazardous spills, and tsunami’s.
Prepare your family to be ready to handle any disaster, because knowing what to do and being prepared is your best protection. All of us bear the responsibility for being prepared. Check out the Emergency Preparedness Checklist (PDF) to help better prepare yourself and your family. For more preparedness tips, visit http://www.ready.gov/. For sandbag pickup locations, see the Free Sandbags news.
The Public Works Department has information regarding how the City is preparing for the El Nino Winter Season and Preparation Measures for Residents. Visit the Preparing for El Nino page for helpful information on the Winter Season.
Based upon the frequency of historical tsunami, the probability of occurrence of a tsunami in any time period in Redondo Beach is rare. In the unlikely event one does occur, the Redondo Beach Fire Department recommends the following evacuation routes:
The goal is to get to higher ground and away from the ocean by the most expeditious means possible. More information can be found by downloading the Tsunami Awareness and Safety (PDF) document.
General Emergency Information