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Welcome to the City of Los Angeles Emergency Management Department's Ready Your LA Neighborhood (RYLAN) Program. RYLAN provides free and easy to use tools to help you and your family, business, and neighborhood prepare for disaster.

Emergency preparation today will help to reduce injuries, protect your property and most importantly, save lives.


Prepare Your Household

Preparing your household reduces the serious impacts of disaster. Many activities are free of charge and take only minutes.

Pack an emergency kit and develop an emergency communication plan.

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Prepare Your Neighborhood

Disasters could overwhelm the capacity of 9-1-1. Neighbors can become your best source of help.

Develop a plan for how your neighbors will help each other in the first few hours after an emergency.

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Prepare Your Business

Many businesses will not reopen after widespread disaster. A few simple steps today will ensure your business recovers.

Prepare your workplace for safety, train employees and organize your vital business records.

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Sign up for LA City’s emergency notification program, NotifyLA. When disasters occur or are expected, the City will alert you with specific instructions on what to do.


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Enroll in FREE preparedness training classes offered by our partner agencies to enhance your readiness skills.

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Find our much more about how the Emergency Management Department strives to make the City of Los Angeles "the most prepared and resilient city in America." 


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