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


Create a Family Emergency Plan

Create a Business Emergency Plan

Long Term Care Facilities

Sheltering In Place


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.