Emergency Management and Homeland Security

America’s PrepareAthon “National Day of Action”

"Be Smart, Take Part, Prepare.

Denver’s “Day of Action” preparedness fair will have representatives from Denver’s Office of Emergency Management and Homeland Security, RTD, the Commission for People with Disabilities and other Denver Agency and Organizations will be available to explain how you can be better prepared in an emergency/disaster event. Stop by the booths to receive information on what is available for you and your family.

WHO:         Everyone is invited 
WHERE:     The Webb Building Atrium, 201 W. Colfax Ave, Denver, CO 80202.
WHEN:       Thursday, April 30, 2015
TIME:         10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. 

Winter Storm Preparedness

We can have extreme winter storms anytime between October and late May that can immobilize an entire region. The results can range from isolation to blocked roads, downed power lines and vehicles sliding on icy roads. To help prepare your family for the winter we recommend vistting www.READYColorado.com

Be A Snow Buddy - If you have a disabled or elderly person on your block, “Be a Denver Difference” and be a Snow Buddy and help them clear the snow from their sidewalks and driveway.

Denver Weather Forecast for today

Denver Snow Plan

 Learn more about Denver’s Outdoor Warning Siren System and view a map of the siren locations

For up to the minute weather information register you phone with the

 National Weather Service Mobile Decision Support Services (MDSS)

Latest News & Events

Aug 29, 2014

Be Disaster Aware"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

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

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.

Jan 30, 2014

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

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.

Contact Us

The Mayor's Office of Emergency Management and Homeland Security

1437 Bannock Street, Room 3
Denver, CO 80202
Phone: 720-865-7600
Fax: 720-865-7691