Community Resources For Preparedness

The following information is brought to you by and a resource of FEMA.

Low and No Cost Preparedness
Disasters are costly but preparing for them doesn’t have to be. In fact, taking time to prepare now can help save you thousands of dollars and give you peace of mind when the next disaster or emergency occurs. Visit Low and No Cost Preparedness site to get more resources and information.

These simple steps now to be better prepared for any disaster or emergency that have little to no cost.

Know how to Shut-Off Utilities
Copies of Insurance Coverage
Know First Aid/CPR
Inventory of Home Possessions/Photos
Copies of Vital Records and Documents
Have Emergency Contact Phone Numbers

FEMA APP-Preparedness at your fingertips
The FEMA App is your personalized disaster resource, so you feel empowered and ready to take charge of any disaster life throws your way.  
 FEMA App Facebook V6
The FEMA app is compatible with screen reader technology (Voice Over / TalkBack). The app follows federal accessibility requirements and also includes inclusive design principles such as consistent user interfaces, plain language and ALT text descriptions. To ensure the best screen reader experience, we recommend using iOS 11.0 and later and Android 5.0 and later.

You can receive real-time weather and emergency alerts from the National Weather Service for up to five locations nationwide.  It can also help you find a nearby shelter if you need to evacuate to a safe space. Additionally, find out if your location is eligible for FEMA assistance, find Disaster Recovery Center locations, and get answers to your most pressing questions.   

How can I download the FEMA App?
The FEMA App is available for both Android and iOS.  You can download the FEMA App on Google Play and on the Apple App Store.  

You can also download the app via text messaging. On an Android device, text ANDROID to 43362 (4FEMA); On an Apple Device, text APPLE to 43362 (4FEMA).

Is the FEMA App free to download?
Yes, the FEMA App is free to use and download. Please note that if you download the app via text messaging, standard message and data rates apply.

Safety Tips
To sign up to receive general information about how to prepare for any type of disaster, text PREPARE to 43362.

To sign up for disaster specific safety tips, text one of the keywords below to 43362:

  • FIRE

If you would like to subscribe to more than one list, please send a separate text for each topic. Sending a text with the word STOP will automatically unsubscribe you from all lists. Message frequency may vary.