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Emergency Prepardness

Over the last few months The City of Colorado Springs and El Paso County have developed a set of resources to help citizens be prepared for future events which may impact property and personal safety. Follow the links to access important information and resources such as registering for reverse 9-1-1 calls, mitigation against fire and many other useful tips and contact information.

These resources will be updated in the future so please check back regularly. 

City and Other Resources

 El Paso County Emergency Preparedness Site

City of Colorado Springs- Emergency Management

Surviving Wildfire
Researcher Linda Masterson has put together a handbook on how to prepare for disasters. 

101 Fantastic Fire Safety Websites

El Paso County Flooding Relief and Recovery Assistance Guide

2013.09.16 El Paso Flooding RR Guide.pdf, 524.1 KB
(Requires Adobe Acrobat )

Fire Recovery Update

OEM Fire Recovery Update revised.pdf, 1 MB
(Requires Adobe Acrobat )

Download this document to view the Fire Recovery presentation, including information about flood risk.

Flooding Preparedness

Mitros North Douglas Creek ppt 12813.pdf, 3.7 MB
(Requires Adobe Acrobat )

Download this document to view a presentation about flooding risk and a look at Douglas Creek.

National Weather Service

NWS Comm Mtg 1-29-13.pdf, 495.3 KB
(Requires Adobe Acrobat )

Download this document to view a presentation about the National Weather Service and flash flooding.

Flood Insurance Presentation

FEMA Flood Ins Revised.pdf, 494.3 KB
(Requires Adobe Acrobat )

Download this document to view the FEMA Flood Insurance Presentation.

Fire Restoration Update

USFS OEM_presentation.pdf, 4.4 MB
(Requires Adobe Acrobat )

Download this document to take a look at the current status of fire restoration efforts.

KRDO WeatherCall

KRDO WeatherCall Intro 1-29-2013-FINAL.pdf, 614.5 KB
(Requires Adobe Acrobat )

Download this document for information about KRDO's WeatherCall service. The first year is free for residents at risk for flooding within the burn area.

Personal Safety and Security

PersonalSafetySecurity20132.pdf, 95.2 KB
(Requires Adobe Acrobat )

Download this document to read a letter from the CSPD concerning steps to take to protect yourself and your property from predators.