The Bay Area Urban Areas Security Initiative

Bay Area Joint Information System (JIS)

The Bay Area Joint Information System is a network of individuals with responsibilities to support emergency public information and warning. Members come together from a broad spectrum of agencies, disciplines, and jurisdictions throughout the Bay Area to work together to coordinate public information and warning efforts before, during, and after emergencies. 

To become a member in the Bay Area JIS email Bay Area JIS members coordinate through Slack and share additional resources via Google Drive.

The following UASI funded resources are available for reference, use, and customization: 

Alert & Warning Toolkit

Bay Area JIS Toolkit

Bay Area JIS Framework

CalOES Letter of Support

Bay Area JIS Training Videos

Pandemic Crisis Communication Toolkit

Critical Transportation Public Information Toolkit 

Disaster Shelter Public Information Toolkit

Air Quality Messaging Toolkit

Bay Area Mass Notification Seminar

Emergency Support Function (ESF) 15 External Affairs Annex Template & Tools

Communicating with Access and Functional Needs Populations