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Disaster Preparedness Council (OESDPC)

The Oakland Emergency Services Disaster Preparedness Council (OESDPC) is an advisory group. The council protects develops and implements policies and programs that protect people and property in Oakland during emergencies.


The Emergency Management Association Disaster Preparedness Council (EMADPC) has changed titles, effective December 2017 the EMADPC is now the Oakland Emergency Services Disaster Preparedness Council (OESDPC). The OESDPC organization remains the same as the City of Oakland’s Disaster Council and advisory group over the City’s CERT Program Communities of Oakland Respond to Emergencies (CORE). The OESDPC is an executive level advisory body established to facilitate the development and implementation of policies, programs and plans that protect persons and property within Oakland during times of emergencies and disasters. The Council membership consists of the Mayor (chair), City Administrator (vice chair), Director of Emergency Services (secretary), city agency, department or division heads and representatives from the general public, businesses, civic and community organizations, local agencies, utilities, and neighboring cities.

The Oakland Emergency Services Disaster Preparedness Council meets quarterly on the third Thursday of March, June, September, and December. All OESDPC members are assigned to one of the five standing committees: Preparedness, Mitigation, Response, Recovery and Fiscal/Funding. These standing committees meet periodically to undertake specific projects, in which case members are assigned to work groups with delineated tasks and timeframes. The standing committees and/or working groups are chaired by OESDPC members and staffed by Fire Department, Emergency Management Services Division personnel.

OEDPC Meetings **NOTICE** The Next OESDPC meeting scheduled for Thursday, March 15, 2018


Click here to view/download Agenda for March

Click here to view/download Agenda for December

OESDPC Meeting Minutes

Minutes for December 14, 2017

Click here to view/download Minutes for September