Helpful Links

Here are some additional resources to help prepare you, your family, friends and neighbors.


READYColorado is Colorado’s official source for homeland security and all-hazards preparedness information. This campaign is here to assist you to become better prepared regardless of your age, ability, or income.


The Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) mission is to support first responders to ensure that as a nation we work together to build, sustain and improve our capability to prepare for, protect against, respond to, recover from and mitigate all hazards. Visit their web site on how to Plan & Prepare.

Also, visit FEMA’s section on Youth Emergency Preparedness to get your kids involved in the process.

American Red Cross

The American Red Cross offers additional information on planning and preparing for any type of disaster. They have resources to help you prepare for your home and family; your school; and your workplace.

National Weather Service

The National Weather Service’s mission is to provide weather, water, and climate data forecasts and warnings for the protection of life and property and enhancement of the national economy. Their site will provide you with current weather conditions, current hazards, forecasts, weather safety and more.

Douglas County Office of Emergency Management

The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office houses the county’s Office of Emergency Management. Another great source for natural disasters that could take place in Douglas County.

Colorado Division of Homeland Security & Emergency Management

Colorado’s Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management’s vision is to ensure Colorado communities are safe, secure and resilient form all-hazard events, including acts of terrorism.