OperationOC Responds To Silverado Canyon Mudslides
While most of Orange County was sloshing through the rain during the week before Christmas, residents of Silverado Canyon had much bigger concerns. The heavy downpour loosened the hillsides, resulting in significant mudslides and debris flows. The cry for help reached OperationOC by way of our County Emergency Management Bureau. Requests went out to... Learn more
OperationOC Honored by California Emergency Services Association
OperationOC has been named a 2010 Silver Award recipient by the California Emergency Services Association for its work in developing a strong partnership of faith-based organizations poised to support the Orange County Operational Area. OperationOC has seen a steady increase in its volunteer base (nearly a 100% increase since January 2010) and substantial growth in the Disaster Preparedness & Recovery Partnership as the effectiveness of their... Learn more
Disaster Preparedness: Are You Ready?
You may need to survive on your own after an emergency. This means having your own food, water, and other supplies in sufficient quantity to last for at least three days. Local officials and relief workers will be on the scene after a disaster, but they cannot reach everyone immediately. You could get help in hours, or it might take days. In addition, basic services such as electricity, gas... Learn more