In response to the upcoming heat wave, the County of Los Angeles will be operating
and expanding several services to help residents beat the heat. Temperatures are
expected to exceed 100-degrees in many parts of the County. Residents are urged to
stay safe and keep cool. Click here for a list of cooling facilities that are open to all County
residents for the duration of the heat wave.
LA County's Mediterranean climate, dry vegetation, and hot, arid "Santa Ana" winds can be a dangerous combination. Learn more about the year-round danger of wildfires and prepare yourself and your family with the Los Angeles County Fire Department's Ready! Set! Go! Wildfire Action Plan.
Find assistance from various programs and organizations.
211 LA County Services
Residents, business owners and persons with access or functional needs may also call 2-1-1 for LA County information and referral services regarding post disaster resources that are available to those affected by the floods and debris and mud flow. The toll-free 2-1-1 number is available 24 hours a day and seven days a week. 211 LA County Services can also be accessed by visiting www.211la.org.
In 1968, Congress created the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) to help provide a means for property owners to financially protect themselves. The NFIP offers flood insurance to homeowners, renters, and business owners if their community participates in the NFIP. Find out more about the NFIP and how it can help you protect yourself.