Get Ready for an Emergency

September is National Preparedness Month

There are things we can do to help keep ourselves, our loved ones, and our communities safe and healthy before, during, and after an emergency or disaster. Learn how to prepare with tips and guidance from the resources below.

Get Started

Learn from this Preparedness Video Series (YouTube) by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

Be Ready

Learn how to be ready for emergencies or disasters, with tips on how to prepare for:

Take action:

Learn lifesaving skills:

Be Alert

Stay informed about emergencies as they arise. Emergency notifications keep can help us stay in-the-know and provide time to react.

Take action:

Be Aware

Be aware of hazards and threats that may impact your community.

Take action:

Be aware of climate change, which impacts the frequency, severity, and timing of weather-related hazards. Stay informed:

Be Connected

Connections with neighbors, family, and friends can increase our ability to respond and recover from disasters.  

Take action:

Youth volunteer opportunities:

Adult volunteer opportunities: