Preparedness starts with you
Be aware. Be prepared. Get involved.
Disasters and emergencies can happen anytime and anywhere. Whether it’s a pandemic, hazardous materials spill or a tornado, the time to prepare is now.
Explore our resources to learn how to prepare for and respond to a variety of disasters.
Know the risks
Here are the potential disasters that are of importance right now.
This site is brought to you by the Greater Kansas City Region’s Metropolitan Emergency Managers Committee (MEMC).
MEMC represents a nine-county region, including Cass, Clay. Jackson, Platte and Ray counties in Missouri and Johnson, Leavenworth, Miami and Wyandotte counties in Kansas.
MEMC encourages everyone in our region to take personal responsibility for emergency preparedness. PrepareMetroKC offers information about how to create an emergency supply kit, develop a family emergency plan and stay informed.
Stay informed to stay safe.
Enroll in alerts
- Sign up for emergency alerts from weather officials, municipalities and local media.
Know who to contact
- In an emergency, always call 911
- To learn more about disaster preparedness, contact your local emergency manager
- For more information about pandemic influenza or other health concerns, contact your local public health agency.
Stay informed on social media
Follow our MetroKC #PrepList Twitter feed for the latest social media messages from over 80 county, city, police, fire and emergency management agencies in the Kansas City metro. And follow @PrepareMetroKC for more updates and the latest news.