“Small businesses are vital in all communities. As we move toward recovery from COVID-19, it’s important to support small business resiliency and ensure that they have the support, tools and resources to get back to business faster, especially after a natural disaster.”

– Lourdes Castro-Ramirez, Secretary BCSH


Outsmart Disaster is a statewide awareness campaign that is focused primarily on providing California businesses with the resources they need to adequately prepare for and recover from all types of disasters.

Our Objectives

  • To improve communication of disaster hazard science and engineering for use in decision-making processes
  • To help understand and inform actions to reduce disaster risks
  • To build community capacity to respond to and recover from disasters