Disaster preparedness

Develop preparedness skills and access clear, accurate information during disasters.

Local, state, and national resources

Josephine County Emergency Management
Josephine County Emergency Management coordinates local planning, mitigation, response, and recovery related to natural and man-made disasters. You can even sign up for Citizen Alert and learn about local evacuations using this resource. Visit Josephine County Emergency Management
Learn about what the Federal Emergency Management Agency is doing to coordinate national disaster response, prioritize resources, and support economic recovery. VISIT FEMA
The Department of Homeland Security’s Ready Campaign aims to educate the public to prepare for emergencies with information and activities for kids and families. Visit Ready.gov
Center for Disease Control and Prevention
The Center for Disease Control and Prevention provides information and training about various types of disasters that can impact health. VISIT CDC
Oregon Health Authority
The Oregon Health Authority helps people and communities achieve optimum physical, mental, and social well-being. Visit Oregon Health Authority
Oregon Emergency Management
The Oregon Office of Emergency Management is a division of the Oregon Military Department which coordinates and maintains a statewide system for emergency and disaster communications. Visit Oregon Emergency Management
Southwest Oregon District, Oregon Department of Forestry
Follow the official blog of the Southwest Oregon District, Oregon Department of Forestry, for updates related to fires and wildfire protection. VISIT OREGON DEPARTMENT OF FORESTRY
Global Forest Watch Fires
GFW Fires combines real-time satellite data from NASA’s Active Fires system, high resolution satellite imagery, and detailed maps of land cover to track fire activity. VISIT GLOBAL FOREST WATCH FIRES