Plans and Publications

CAL EMA's Plans and Publications:

Cal EMA's monthly newsletter discusses timely information about ongoing projects or incidents as well as helpful seasonal tips and program information. A link to the newsletter, as well as to other news and media information, can be found on Cal EMA's News and Media page.  For more information, please click here.

The Critical Infrastructure Protection Division coordinates the Buffer Zone Protection Program (BZPP), which provides funding for equipment and protective measure to better protect, secure, and reduce the vulnerabilities of federally identified critical infrastructure and key resource sites.  


    State of California Emergency Plan (July 2009) outlines a state-level strategy to support local government efforts during a large-scale emergency.  To download a copy, please click


    FEDERAL Plans and Publications

    The National Response Framework (NRF) presents the guiding principles that enable all response partners to prepare for and provide a unified national response to disasters and emergencies - from the smallest incident to the largest catastrophe.  To download a copy, please click here.


    The National Infrastructure Protection Plan (NIPP) provides a unifying framework that integrates a range of efforts designed to enhance the safety of our nation's critical infrastructure.  To download a copy, please click here.


    The Homeland Security Act of 2002 brought together approximately 22 separate federal agencies to establish the Department of Homeland Security and sets forth the primary missions of the Department.  To download a copy, please click here.


    The National Strategy for the Physical Protection of Critical Infrastructures and Key Assets identifies a clear set of national goals and objectives and outlines the guiding principles that will underpin our efforts to secure the infrastructures and assets vital to our national security, governance, public health and safety, economy, and public confidence.  To download a copy, please click here.


    Presidential Policy Directive 21 (PPD-21) identifies 16 critical infrastructure sectors, which are listed below.  Each link provides information for the sector, and also includes the sector specific plan for each.