Disaster Preparedness


To enlist, organize and train volunteers from the Section membership to assist local and state government agencies in providing Civil Engineering damage assessment during emergencies occurring within the Section and/or State or National boundaries


Classes are being organized for volunteers to help in the event of a major disaster under the auspices of the State of California, Office of Emergency Services (OES). Classes will be held in alternate ASCE Branch areas when there are sufficient requests. Qualified individuals who can register for the class include California Registered Civil, Structural, Geotechnical, Certified Engineering Geologists, or Architects. If you are interested in attending the class, please contact the ASCE Disaster Preparedness Committee Chairman. The class lasts 5-6 hrs.  Classes start at 9 or 10 am.

To register for the class, submit your name along with your telephone number, fax number, email address, and zip code. You will be contacted when 10 or more people request a class. The maximum number in a class is 20 people.

If your Branch or firm would like to offer the use of its facilities for a class, please register and provide the contact person, phone, fax and email. You will be contacted to make arrangement.