It is not a matter of if; it is a matter of when. The Town of Colma and the rest of the Bay Area is vulnerable to both natural and man-made disasters – earthquakes, fires, severe weather, floods, hazardous material spills, plane crashes, terrorist attacks, civil unrest, severe and prolonged energy shortages. If a disaster occurs in our community, staff will do everything possible to respond to requests for assistance. Your elected officials and staff are committed to the safety and well-being of the Town’s residents, businesses and visitors. Steps that the Town has taken to prepare for a swift and appropriate disaster response include:
If you need guidance in getting your family prepared for any emergency click here to view or print our helpful flyer.
The Colma Fire Protection District has prepared disaster preparedness and response information, which is available on their website. Please click on the below links to access this information.
Preparedness Public Education
The following websites present addional information regarding disaster preparedness.
Emergency Operations Plan
This Emergency Operations Plan (EOP) addresses the Town of Colma's planned response to extraordinary emergency situations associated with natural disasters and technological incidents.
Winter Storms and Sandbag Distribution
As predictions of winter storms begin and the chances of localized flooding increase, please be aware that residents may obtain sandbags at no cost from the Town of Colma’s Corporation Yard, Monday through Friday, from 6:30am to 3:00pm. Please call 650.757.8888 to ensure the gate is opened before you arrive.