Ventura residents can receive emergency messages through CodeRED, a high-speed emergency notification telephone system that delivers critical messages such as evacuation notices directly to you. The system automatically dials a primary residential (landline) phone however; wireless phones must be registered individually to receive notification of an emergency situation or critical community alert. Residents are encouraged to sign up and receive real-time emergency messages should a critical situation occur in your neighborhood, but logging onto
www.cityofventura.net/fire/emergencyprep and clicking on the CodeRED button.
Casitas Dam Flood
In case of Flood from Casitas Dam
and or any major disaster and you
If you are indoors:
- Prepare to self-evacuate.
Know in advance where and how
to seek higher ground.
- Avoid walking or driving
through flood water.
- If car stalls, abandon it
immediately and climb to higher
- If an extremely strong earthquake
occurs, immediately seek higher
- Listen for sirens and follow
- Be ready to evacuate as
directed by the designated official.
- Time permitting, move vital
material and equipment to higher
Evacuation Routes South of Shell
Road South of Shell Road, if instructed
to evacuate by car, use route matching
your neighborhood by color.
Use Olive Street, South
to West Main Street, East to Garden
Street, South to Thompson Blvd East.
Go to Anacapa Middle School
Use Stanley Avenue to southbound
Highway 33 to Highway 101 East.
Go to Ventura High School.
If Highway 33 is closed, go South
on Olive Street or Ventura Avenue.
Use Ventura Avenue South
to East Santa Clara Street East.
Go to Buena High School.
Use Cedar Street South
to Poli Street East. Go to
Balboa Middle School. (East Main
Street is reserved for emergency