Wyandotte County Emergency Management
Emergency Preparedness Information
We have provided a list of various links to organizations that provide information about comprehensive emergency preparedness programs and training. Programs such as CERT, Homeland Security and FEMA provide useful information that can keep you and your family safe during a disaster. Feel free to sign up to receive news alerts from the Homeland Security Advisory System.
CERT is a training program that prepares you to help yourself, your family and your neighbors in the event of a disaster. During an incident, emergency services personnel may not be able to reach everyone right away. By getting trained in CERT, you will have the skills to help emergency responders save lives and protect property.
Wyandotte County CERT Website http://www.wycokck.org/CERT
This Department of Homeland Security’s overriding and urgent mission is to lead the unified national effort to secure the country and preserve our freedoms. While the Department was created to secure our country against those who seek to disrupt the American way of life, our charter also includes preparation for and response to all hazards and disasters. The citizens of the United States must have the utmost confidence that the Department can execute both of these missions.
"Are You Ready? An In-Depth Guide to Citizen Preparedness" has been designed to help the citizens of this nation learn how to protect themselves and their families against all types of hazards.Subscribe to receive notification of changes to the alert status for state and national Homeland Security from your computer, wireless phone, pager or PDA.
Educating and empowering Americans to prepare for emergencies including natural disasters and potential terrorist attacks.
National Terror Alert is America’s trusted source for homeland security news and information free of charge. Homeland security news, breaking news, threat advisories, alerts and bulletins are monitored and updated 24/7.
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Know Your Risk And Have A Safe Place To Go… with Time to Get There
When severe weather threatens, individuals and families need advance warning and protection from the dangerous forces of extreme winds. Individuals and communities in high-risk tornado and hurricane areas need structurally sound shelters and early alert systems.
This website teaches kids how to be prepared for disasters and prevent disaster damage. Kids can also learn what causes disasters, play games, read stories and become a Disaster Action Kid.
Additional Emergency Management Links and Information
Kansas Department of Emergency Management
Federal Emergency Management
Center of Disease Control