Notices and Timely Information
Links to Preparedness Information & Training
- Demonstration on putting a 72 hour emergency prep kit together: Take Personal Responsibility!
- Local CERT Community Emergency Response Teams, whereby citizens organize into teams trained to respond to incidents in their communities.
- El Paso County: Contact Ellen Lacey, Administrative Emergency Coordinator in the County's Office of Emergency Mangement at (719) 575-8400, (719) 575-8591, or firstname.lastname@example.org
- City of Colorado Springs: Contact Pauline Nelson, CERT Coordinator in the City's Office of Emergency Management at (719) 385-5957, (719) 385-7387, or email@example.com
- FEMA's Ready website to help you prepare, plan and stay informed.
- Colorado's Ready website to help you prepare, plan and stay informed.
- American Red Cross Preparedness Fast Facts - Get a kit. Make a plan. Be informed.
- The YOYO Emergency Prepardness Checklist
- Signup for 911 Reverse Notification
Phone: (719) 955-0742
911 On the Web
- Up to date collection of help resources at:
KKTV's Find It page
- The Disaster Recovery Handbook & Household Inventory Guide: How to Recount and Recover from Your Losses after a Fire, Flood, Earthquake, Hurricane, or Tornado.
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Links Specific to Children
- CitizenCorps Youth Preparedness
FEMA website containing specific information to help you prepare to provide for children.
- Children's Working Group
FEMA working group established to lead FEMA's efforts to integrate children's needs into disaster preparedness and recovery efforts initiated at the Federal level. Will be of interest to anyone concerned with the interface between FEMA and local planning.
Links Specific to Pets & Livestock
Links Specific to Businesses
- Disaster Assistance Available for Small Business
Low-interest federal disaster loans from the U. S. Small Business Administration (SBA) intended to offset economic losses caused by drought, excessive heat, and high winds that began January 1, 2012, in the 62 primary Colorado counties