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Are You Prepared for Winter Weather?
Be Aware

Be Aware

Learn what you can do before, during and after a disaster
Make a Plan

Make a Plan

How to plan for a disaster or emergency
Build and Emergency Kit

Build an Emergency Kit

How to make a kit for Home, Family,
Seniors and more.
Stay Informed

Stay Informed

Resources to stay informed

About this Site

Emergencies occur quickly and without warning. The best way to keep you and your family safe is to get ready now. The District of Columbia Homeland Security and Emergency Management Agency encourages you to become a partner in preparing before an emergency strikes. This website was created for you to start the conversation with your family, friends, neighbors and co-workers.