Office of Emergency Management


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About OEM

The City of Temecula Office of Emergency Management (OEM) coordinates the emergency mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery services to the residents of the City of Temecula with the appropriate City agencies and external partners. This typically occurs in our Emergency Operations Center (EOC) and efforts are guided by the Emergency Operations Plan (EOP), which is reviewed annually and updated every three years. Through outreach, our office encourages residents to become more disaster ready and disaster resilient to ensure they are prepared for emergencies. We also manage the City's Alert and Warning Program, Temecula ALERT, to ensure residents of this community are informed during an emergency. 

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Community Preparedness Back Pack


​The City of Temecula's Office of Emergency Management (OEM) is proud to sponsor the City's first ever Community Preparedness Backpack Program. We have teamed up with Ready America, Inc. to get YOU prepared with your very own custom emergency kit designed specifically for you to respond in the event of an emergency. This kit includes your basic lifesaving essentials as well as important information from the Temecula Citizen Corps (TCC) on what to do in the event of a disaster. 

Each kit will sell for $45.99 and includes items such as: drinking water, a 4-in-1 gas and water shutoff tool, gloves, first aid kit, and a disaster radio with flashlight and cell phone charger. 

​Your kit can be ordered online HERE or purchased in person from City Hall. All you need to do is come down, see the front desk and tell them you are here to purchase a backpack. For online orders, once we reach our pre-order threshold, we will place our order from the vendor and will call you to schedule a time and a date to pick up.

Safety has never been more important! This kit will help get you, your family, and friends prepared to respond immediately to an emergent need. Take the first step now to get PREPARED and let's make Temecula a Disaster Ready and Disaster Resilient community.


​Office of Emergency Management
​41000 Main Street
​Temecula, CA 92590

​Office: 951-693-3971
Emergency Management is a complex and evolving field that makes sense out of chaos during emergencies. This video explains the basics of Emergency Management.

Warming Centers

The Office of Emergency Management, in coordination with the Riverside County Community Action Partnership (CAP), is providing a warming center to residents during the winter months. This center will provide an area for the residents to get out of the cold.

​ In the City of Temecula, the warming centers is located at:

​       1. Mary Phillips Senior Center (MPSC) at 41845 6th Street in Old Town.

​ Temecula's Office of Emergency Management reminds residents to take precautions when dealing with the cold.

​       1. Be aware of the chill
​       2. Wear appropriate clothing outdoors utilizing layers of warm clothing, mittens, hats, and scarves
​      3. Work slowly when doing outdoor chores and work
​       4. Use the buddy system and have an emergency kit when outdoors
​      5. Take your cell phone with you

​ For a full and complete listing of all available sites across the County, please visit the Community Action Partnership.