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Emergency Preparedness

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 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.

Maricopa Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Update

The City of Scottsdale has joined forces with Maricopa County and other jurisdictions within the Valley to review and update the existing Maricopa County Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan.

Learn how you can get involved!

Sign up for 2015 CERT Classes

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 more and sign up for a class today!

Additional Information

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.

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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.