To better prepare Los Angeles County residents for emergencies and/or disasters, please see the below emergency information that lists critical resources, tips and facts to equip and alert residents on how to best respond and recover. For questions and further information, please refer to the emergency section of the County of Los Angeles website.
Important Numbers and Websites (local)
Los Angeles County Department of Beaches & Harbors
– Main administration office: 424-526-7777 (M–Th, 7 a.m.–6 p.m.; closed Fridays)
– Boat slip vacancies and boat storage: 424-526-7890
– Guest boat docks at Burton Chace Park: 424-526-7910
– Twitter: @LACDBH
Los Angeles County Fire Department
– Twitter: @LACoFDPIO
Los Angeles County Lifeguards
– Twitter: @LACoLifeguards
Los Angeles County Office of Emergency Management
– Survival Guide – County of Los Angeles
– Twitter: @ReadyLACounty
Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (Beach Closure and Advisory
– Beach Closure Hotline: 800-525-5662 or 626-430-5360 (M–F, 8–5)
– 24-Hour Hotline: 888-700-9995
– Twitter: @LAPublicHealth
Los Angeles County Department of Public Works
(Flood control, road maintenance, etc.)
– Main Line: 626-458-5100 (M–Th, 7 a.m–5 p.m.; closed Fridays)
– After Hours: 800-675-4357
Los Angeles International Airport
– Twitter: @flyLAXairport
Marina del Rey Sheriff
– Main Line: 310-482-6000
– Twitter: @MDRLASD
Marina del Rey Fire Station #110
– Main Line: 310-823-3773
- Ready LA
Southern California Edison
– Main Line: 800-655-4555
– Main Line: 310-823-2300
- Animal Control (Marina del Rey/L.A. County injured animal emergencies): 310-523-9566
Stay up-to-date about occurrences, important notices, emergency details and more by subscribing to the following newsletters or alerts.
Alert LA County
- California Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES)
- National Weather Service
- ShakeAlertLA App
In the event of a major earthquake, it’s important to be properly prepared. Emergency responders recommend residents have a survival kit to last least three days or more. Please use the links below as resources for earthquake preparedness.
– American Red Cross (earthquake)
– Earthquake Country Alliance
To best prepare for weather conditions, Los Angeles County has compiled a list of resources and preparedness tips. For high winds, check here . For storm preparation, check here . For Cooling Centers during extreme heat, check here .
Residents are encouraged to be aware of tsunami alerts and designated evacuation routes in the event of a tsunami. Please use the links below as resources for tsunami preparedness.
– About Tsunamis
– Prepare for a Tsunami (article by Los Angeles Times, August 2021). To see the official tsunami evacuation route for Marina del Rey, click here .
– National Tsunami Warning Center