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:

winter storm


Hazardous Materials
Severe storms


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