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Preparedness is an individual responsibility.

Don't wait until it's too late

There are many risks & hazards around us. Those who are prepared to respond to an emergency or disaster have the best opportunities to survive and recover from the impacts. 


This page will provide information and tools for you to be prepared and informed before, during, and after an emergency or disaster strikes.

Preparedness Resources

Individuals & Families

Individuals & Families

Individuals & Families

Click here for more resources.

Click here for great resources and information on building a kit , making a plan, and information on hazards in Iowa. 

Pottawattamie Alert!

Individuals & Families

Individuals & Families

https://entry.inspironlogistics.com/pottawattamie_ia/wens.cfm?ep_id=

Get free severe weather alerts and local emergency messages such as evacuations, hazards, recovery information & more. 

Safe Schools

Individuals & Families

Business Preparedness

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Click here for free school safety & emergency operations planning resources for 

Iowa K-12 schools. 

Business Preparedness

Business Preparedness

Business Preparedness

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Click here for free business preparedness tools such as emergency guides, continuity plan templates & easy to use employee programs. 

Additional Resources

Business Preparedness

Additional Resources

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Click here for more all-hazard emergency preparedness information and resources.

Terrorism Alerts

Business Preparedness

Additional Resources

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Click here for information on the National Terrorism Alert System. Active alerts are also displayed on our home page. 

 Click here for a video on family preparedness. 

  Click here for a video on flooding.  

Click here for a video on tornadoes.

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