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Mar 07, 2018

North Capitol Hill Fire Evacuation Center Closing at 10 p.m.

The City and County of Denver has determined that the Emergency Evacuation Center established earlier today at the St. Charles Recreation Center, 3777 N. Lafayette St., will close at 10 p.m.

Mar 07, 2018

Evacuation Center Established for North Capitol Hill Fire

The City and County of Denver has activated an evacuation center in response to the major fire today in North Capitol Hill near 18th and Emerson.

Jul 03, 2017

SBA Offers Disaster Assistance to Denver Businesses and Residents Affected by Hailstorm

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is now offering Economic Injury and Property Damage low-interest federal disaster loans to businesses and residents affected by the hailstorm that occurred May 8, 2017, in the Denver Metro area.

May 18, 2017

Stay Safe During Severe Weather

The Mayor’s Office of Emergency Management is encouraging residents to prepare their homes and to arm themselves with safety tips before significant inclement weather arrives.

May 08, 2017

Full Test Of Outdoor Warning Sirens Wednesday

The City and County of Denver will conduct a full three minutes test of the outdoor warning siren system this Wednesday, May 10, at 11:00 a.m.

Aug 28, 2015

Webinar: Local Partnerships Between the American Red Cross and CERT

The American Red Cross and Community Emergency Response Teams (CERT) serve communities throughout the United States in a variety of ways before, during, and after emergencies.

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Make a Plan

Fail to plan? Plan to fail.

Failure is costly during emergencies. At its most basic level, being prepared means having a solid plan and access to the resources necessary to execute that plan. It’s also about peace of mind.  Because when communities, families, and individuals are prepared, the fear, anxiety and loss that accompany a disaster are greatly reduced.



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Stay informed and know what’s going on in your area!

To best stay informed before, during and after a disaster, you are encouraged to monitor a number of information sources.

  • Sign up for emergency alerts.  You can do this by going to the county website in which you live.
  • Visit local emergency services websites.
  • Listen for warning sirens.
  • Watch the local news.











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Denver, Co 80202
Phone: 720-865-7600

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Denver, CO 80202
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