Steps to being prepared for a disaster or emergency
Preparedness is Powerful
St. Louis faces a number of hazards, from severe weather and extreme temperatures, to technological hazards, and terrorism. Taking steps to prepare for these hazards and the potential life-disruptions they can bring will make you more confident in dealing with emergencies and more resilient to future incidents.
These resources are being shared to assist you and various organizations become better prepared for any disaster or emergency. You are the expert on your own life and needs, using that information to make decisions for your safety and that of your family, business, or organization will help ensure you are properly prepared.
Preparedness can seem overwhelming, but it can happen in easy to accomplish steps to make it easier. Plan step by step and gather emergency supplies the same way, a little at a time, to get you where you need to be.
This page outlines steps to being prepared for a disaster or emergency
Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Training
The Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) program educates volunteers about disaster preparedness for the hazards that may impact their area and trains them in basic disaster response skills.
Emergency Preparedness - Links
Links to help you prepare for natural or man-made emergency situations.
Emergency Preparedness for Businesses
Information and helpful links to help Businesses prepare for emergency situations.
Emergency Preparedness for Faith-Based & Community Organizations
Emergency preparedness resources for faith-based and community organizations
Emergency Preparedness for Families & Individuals
Emergency preparedness information and resources for families and individuals.