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Jun 25, 2015

National Weather Service (NWS) reports on Severe Weather in Denver area

On Wednesday, June 24th between 4:48 pm and 5:10 pm, a tornado touched down in east Denver and west Aurora.

Aug 29, 2014

September is National Preparedness Month

"Be Disaster Aware, Take Action to Prepare"
September is National Preparedness Month and the City and County of Denver is participating in America’s PrepareAthon!.


Jul 30, 2014

"7 Positions CERTs With Disabilities Can Serve When Disaster Strikes"

Many people, including those of us with disabilities, wonder what role disabled CERT members can play during an actual disaster or incident.

Jan 30, 2014

Let's Get Ready: Ready program to educate kids in emergency preparedness

Ready is a national public service advertising (PSA) campaign designed to educate and empower Americans to prepare for and respond to emergencies including natural and man-made disasters. 

Jan 30, 2014

Keep our sidewalks safe this winter

As the temperatures dip and the snowflakes fly, don't forget that Denver property owners must clear the sidewalks adjacent to their property so that everyone has safe access.

Jan 30, 2014

January 31, 2014 - Winter Storm Warning for Denver

Light snow will begin to spread east into the city this afternoon around 2 to 3 pm. This will be lighter and drier snow compared to yesterday, but will still have a major impact on road conditions.

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Graphic of various survival supplies

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.
 

 

 

Photo of Denver's snow plows in snow storm

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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