Disaster Preparation

The Division of Emergency Management makes sure our community is ready for all hazards.  Check out some of things you and your family can do to stay safe during a major disaster.  You can also request onsite disaster preparedness presentations and educational programs by filling out this form.

Make a plan
Build a kit
Shelter in place

 

Emergency Services completed the Louisville Metro Hazard Mitigation Plan in 2016.  Plans must be updated and approved every five years to maintain eligibility.  Here are some of our top local hazards:

Flood
Tornado
winter storm

 

Hazardous Materials
Severe storms
Earthquake

 

For a list of hazards FEMA prepares for go to Ready.gov

 

Ready.gov