The Emergency Management Department strives to build strong community partnerships in our neighborhoods, schools, businesses and faith-based communities to promote disaster resistance communities. Help us keep your family, your neighbors and your business safe while you live, work, attend school and play in Port Orchard.
Build a kit, Make a plan, Be informed!
These simple steps can make a big difference in ensuring your safety and well-being
Supply list and Communications plan
Obtain kid friendly materials for your family, get them involved in the planning process as early as possible
Map Your Neighborhood
Meet your neighbors and organize a Ready Neighborhood
Make a back-up emergency plan in case you can't care for your animals yourself
People with disabilities and special needs
While each person's abilities and needs are unique, every individual can take steps to prepare for all kinds of emergencies
If you or your loved one is a senior, some extra planning may be needed
Is your Business Prepared?
Does your business have a plan? Take this quiz to help you develop a plan. We can help you with a supply lists, and cost analysis.
Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Guide
Carbon monoxide poisoning is a serious threat especially when families look for alternate ways to heat their homes during a power outage. Protect yourself and your family.
Shelter in Place
A guide to create a "Safe Room" in your home
Prepare in a Year
Get your family ready by choosing one hour each month to complete the designated activity and write it on your planning calendar.