Be Aware, Make a Plan, Build a Kit, Stay Informed:
Learn about what you can do before, during and after a disaster, including creating an emergency preparedness plan and building an emergency kit. Visit: Ready.DC.gov for step by step details!
A Guide for District Residents to Plan for Emergencies:
In partnership with HSEMA, ODR has revamped the Guide for District Residents to Plan for Emergencies. The Guide includes real scenarios that affect the District and provides a fillable template so that you can create your own emergency preparedness plan. It is available at Ready.DC.GOV.
Community Emergency Response Team Training:
Interested in becoming a Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) volunteer? The training is free and CERT members provide critical support to first responders and community members during a disaster. Learn how you can become a CERT member by visiting: serve.dc.gov/service/community-emergency-response-team-cert-training