Get Prepared

First responders will be on the scene after a disaster, but they can't reach everyone right away. Understanding your responsibilities and using the information contained on this site will help you better prepare for natural disasters and other emergencies.

To better cope with a disaster, you should prepare in advance. Click on any of the following topics to learn how you can best prepare for any disaster or emergency situation.

People with Access And Functional Needs

Emergency Supply Kit

Evacuation

Create a Family Emergency Plan

Create a Business Emergency Plan

Long Term Care Facilities

Sheltering In Place

Schools

Recovering From A Disaster

Pet Preparedness

You can also click on "Hazards" on the menu to the left to learn, in more detail, about the hazards we face in St. Louis County.


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Office of Emergency Management (OEM)
1150 Hanna Road
Ballwin, MO 63021
Mark Diedrich, Director
Telephone: (314) 615-9500
Email:
mdiedrich@stlouisco.com


Related Links
 
  United Way 211
 
  Red Cross Ready Rating
 
  Meramec Valley Citizens Corp Council
 
St. Louis County SkyWarn Program
 
St. Louis Metro Amateur Radio Emergency Services (ARES)
 
  Missouri State Emergency Management (SEMA)
 
  FEMA
 
  FEMA Brochures and Publications
 
  National Weather Service
 
  Code 1000 Documentation