Office of Emergency Services

The Milpitas Fire Department Office of Emergency Services (OES) coordinates the City’s preparedness efforts to mitigate against, plan for, respond to and recover from natural and technological disasters. To meet this commitment, OES…

  • Trains City employees in disaster planning
  • Keeps the City’s multi-hazard emergency plan current
  • Keeps the Emergency Operation Center in a state of readiness
  • Manages the Community Emergency Response Team program
  • Supports ARES/RACES, the Amateur Radio auxiliary communications service
  • Provides disaster preparedness information to residents and local businesses
  • Organizes disaster recovery and relief efforts in cooperation with State OES and the Federal Emergency Management Agency
  • Cooperates closely with Santa Clara County OES, all other cities in the County and special districts including the County’s flood management agency, the Santa Clara Valley Water District.


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