Upcoming Events

2018 Town Hall Forum:

  • Is America Losing the Cyberwars? Presented by National technology authority, James McFarlin.  Wednesday, March 21, 2018 @ Rancho Mirage Public Library.  Champagne Reception @ 5:30 PM with Presentation beginning at 6:00 PM.
    Click here for more information.


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Business Emergency Response Training (BERT)

Tuesday, April 17, 2018
8:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m
Rancho Mirage Library Community Room
71-100 Highway 111, Rancho Mirage

Business owners/managers/employees are cordially invited to attend a FREE workshop to obtain current information to ensure your business can prepare for, respond to and recover from a disaster.

BERT Presentations will include experts from 5 specialty areas: Emergency Management, Employee Personal Preparedness, Fire Safety & Utility Awareness/Danger, Business Emergency Operations/Cybersecurity and Terrorism/Crime Prevention

Reservations are required – please RSVP by April 11, 2018
brittw@ranchomirageca.gov or call (760) 324-4511 Ext. 230



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Community Emergency Response Team Training

April 17, 18 & 19, 2018
Roy Wilson Trailing Center
72564 Ramon Road, Thousand Palms
(click here for map).

Training consists of classroom and hands-on exercises. Class size is limited to 40 students.  There is no charge to take this class but formal registration is required. Students should wear appropriate clothing including closed-toe shoes for being outdoors as part of the training and be able to do physical activities such as stooping, standing, kneeling and light lifting. Training will be conducted by the City of Rancho Mirage Fire Department.

Click here for CERT Application or you can contact Rancho Mirage City Hall at (760) 324-4511 for the application.
Application deadline is April 6, 2018.

Preparedness for Different Hazards

More on Preparedness for Earthquakes

Watch “What People Like You Have Done” 

Specialized Preparedness Topics

HOA & Community Organizing

Need help with emergency preparedness?  Contact the City’s Emergency Services Coordinator, Britt Wilson at brittw@RanchoMirageCA.gov.

Other Local Information

Preparedness for Businesses/Business Continuity

2017 Town Hall Forum Lectures

2017 Town Hall Forum:  Locked, Loaded & Ready to Roll – Thomas Jordan & Dennis Mileti

To view previous year’s Town Hall Forums, please go to YouTube.com at Rancho Mirage Town Hall Forums