Emergency Management

El Mirage Firefighters in training

As a nation and community, we have always faced challenges in one form or another. Some of the hazards we are more familiar with are of a natural nature, such as fire, floods, and earthquakes. Other hazards have been of a man-made technological nature, such as hazardous material spills and transportation accidents. THE KEY TO SAFETY IS "Awareness and Preparedness" knowing what to do and when to do it.

Learn how to protect yourself and cope with disaster by planning ahead.

At home:

Create an Emergency Plan.

  • Prepare a Disaster Supplies Kit.
  • Develop a home escape plan.

Emergency Preparedness Related Organizations
American Red Cross
Arizona Division of Emergency Management
Arizona Department of Homeland Security
Maricopa Department of Emergency Management
Office of the Governor City of Phoenix Emergency Management
Federal Department of Homeland Security
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
Maricopa County Multi Jurisdictional Mitigation Plan

Emergency Preparedness Related Links

Find Your Local American Red Cross Location
Emergency Readiness for Kids

Whom to Call
For questions about local emergency management response planning:

El Mirage
Safety and Emergency Management Officer

Phoenix Emergency Management: 
Homeland Security Director for Arizona

Maricopa County Public Health:

Maricopa County Local Emergency Planning Committee: