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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.

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No community is immune from threats. Across the Kansas City region, emergency service professionals are working together to help all of us learn what we can do to be prepared, aware and proactive — to be KC Ready.

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About PrepareMetroKC

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.

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Disasters can happen anytime and anywhere. The time to prepare is now — before disaster strikes. Download the emergency preparedness pocket guide and personal preparedness inventory.

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