Emergency PreparednessDo 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 emergency.
Prepare 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.
CERT Classes announced for 2014
The CERT program trains the community in basic disaster prevention and response skills such as disaster preparedness, fire suppression, disaster medical operations, search and rescue, organization and disaster psychology.
Learn to be a Storm Spotter!
The Skywarn Storm Spotter class teaches how to properly identify and report significant weather phenomena to the National Weather Service. Even with sophisticated technology like radar and satellites, the NWS still needs ground truth information from trained weather spotters.
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.
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.
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.