Hennepin County is recognized as a StormReady community by the National Weather Service
Disasters and emergencies happen. This information will help you and your family be prepared — from building a disaster kit, knowing what "shelter in place" means, and being ready to act when the outdoor siren sounds.
To help us reach that goal, we need citizens who are able and ready to take whatever action is needed during an emergency event.
Ready.gov has information to help Americans prepare for emergencies. These are just some of the useful and informative topics you'll find on their website:
Ready.gov also has information to help businesses prepare for emergencies.
A primary goal during a disaster is government continuity.
The role of Hennepin County Emergency Management is creating strategic organizational management processes that will protect critical assets of the county and its partners from potential hazards — such as fire, floods or storms — that can become disasters.
Hennepin County partners with city emergency management offices and volunteer agencies, including:
Find up-to-date information about the weather at the National Weather Service.
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