|Scottsdale will never be immune from disaster. Flash floods, brush fires and other major threats to safety can strike at any time with little or no warning. Police officers, firefighters, paramedics and other city personnel are ready to respond.
Do you know what steps you should take to protect your family, loved ones and neighbors in the event of an emergency?
The City of Scottsdale's Emergency Management/Homeland Security (EMHS) Bureau offers a variety of tools and training to help enhance your level of preparedness and ability to keep your family and loved ones safe in the event of an emergecy.
Prepare You and Family For An Emergency
Get tips on how to make a plan, assemble a kit, practice with your family and stay informed in the event of an emergency at a FREE training provided by the Emergency Management/Homeland Security Bureau.
Registration Open for CERT Training program
This intensive six-week CERT training provides citizens with an opportunity to learn basic emergency response skills to assist themselves, their friends and family, and/or their neighborhoods in case of an emergency.
Please follow the below links to find further information on how to prepare you and your family for a natural, man made, and environmental disasters.
Storm Watchers Wanted!
Do you love weather? Be a National Weather Service Storm Spotter! At this special Skywarn class you will learn the ins and outs of thunderstorms, microbursts and tornadoes. Your "ground truth" ties in with the information gathered by sophisticated technology so the NWS can release warnings and advisories. Pre-Registration is required for this free class, so sign up today!
Emergency Notifications Available by Cell Phone
When emergencies happen in your neighborhood, public safety agencies can use the 911 database to call your home to let you know the nature of the emergency and what to do. Now, you can register your cell phone or voice-over IP (VoIP) system to receive such emergency notifications.
Officals Release Information on Radiation
County and state emergency management officials have developed a list of frequently asked questions (FAQs) and resources following the events in Japan.
If you have questions, or would like more inofrmation on any of the training programs or services offered by the EMHS Divsion, call 480-312-8000 or e-mail EMHS@ScottsdaleAZ.gov.
Please note: the information on this website was developed for Scottsdale residents. If you live in another jurisdiction, contact your local government for emergency information, phone numbers and services.