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Protection + Safety Emergency Preparedness and Assistance

HSA coordinates with the San Francisco Department of Emergency Management (DEM) and partner agencies to safeguard residents in a citywide emergency.

In the event of a large-scale disaster, HSA is responsible for setting up citywide emergency shelters, distributing supplies for those sheltering at home, and providing recovery services. HSA also helps eligible residents apply for temporary benefits to assist them through disaster recovery.  Please do not wait for disaster to strike. Plan now for a citywide emergency and learn more about the services we offer. 

Prepare for an Emergency

Plan for any type of disaster with the right supplies, precautions, contacts, and official communications.

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Request Disaster Recovery Assistance

You may be eligible for temporary housing and food benefits if you are have been displaced by a disaster.

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