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375 Printers Parkway
Colorado Springs, CO 80910
Phone: 719-385-5957
Fax: 719-385-7385
Contact: Office of Emergency Management
Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday

City of Colorado Springs / Emergency Management / Emergency Preparedness Resources

Emergency Preparedness Resources

Know Your Risks. Make Your Plan. Improve Your Outcome.

Prepare for emergencies before the crisis or disaster impacts your family or the community. The links to resources below can help your family properly prepare for natural and human caused disasters we could possibly face in El Paso County.

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Emergency Information Resources

Sign up for phone, text, and e-mail alerts for emergency notifications for El Paso and Teller counties

READY Colorado offers preparedness tips tailored to our region

The web page has information on planning and preparing for natural and human caused disasters.

The CDC Emergency Preparedness and Response website is CDC’s primary source of information and resources for preparing for and responding to public health emergencies.

The Plan and Prepare web page has information on planning and preparing for natural and human caused disasters.

This local organization has information that can assist those with disabilities to prepare for an emergency.

2-1-1 is a free, confidential information and referral hotline connecting people in need with the health and human services they require. 

The Registry is a database designed to help First Responders identify people who may not be able to evacuate without assistance during an emergency. 

Make a plan

 Build A Kit


  • NRCS - The National Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) provides landowners relief from imminent hazard to life and property causes by a natural disaster.
  • CSSP Coalition for the upper South Platte - CUSP has Firewise information and Flash Flood information and has experience working with individual home owners on fire/post fire projects including the Hayman Fire. Will help with Waldo Canyon Fire/Flood efforts.
  • CDC - Coping with a disaster or Traumatic Event
  • DORA - Colorado Division of Insurance: Department of Regulatory Agency
  • El Paso County Public Health - Water Quality
  • Colorado Department of Public Health - Air Quality








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Possible Local Natural Disasters

El Paso County has the potential to be impacted by disasters. Below are direct links to agencies with information about planning and preparing for possible specific disasters. The sites also offer information on other natural and human caused disasters.


Thunderstorms & Lightning


Wild Fires

Winter Weather

Credible Information Sources

City of Colorado Springs


Colorado Springs Police Department


Colorado Springs Fire Department