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The public’s health and safety is a top priority for the City of Palm Desert, but preparing for a major earthquake or other disaster requires teamwork and a joint effort between citizens, businesses and their government.

The emergency preparedness information on this site is provided by the City of Palm Desert to help you protect yourself, your family, and your property in case of an emergency.

For more information about emergency and disaster preparedness, please contact Risk Manager Stephen Aryan at 760-776-6326 or via email at

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