Office of Emergency Management

Office of Emergency Management

Office of Emergency Management

The Office of Emergency Management is responsible for providing mitigation, preparedness, response, recovery, and coordination for large-scale emergencies and disasters, both natural and human-caused, to the citizens of Colorado Springs for the purpose of saving lives and preventing property damage. 

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Who you need to contact in order to report a fallen tree or branch depends on where it. Here's a quick reference list.
Watches, and warnings, and alerts, oh my! Winter weather terminology can be confusing, but it’s important to understand what these phrases mean so... Read more
We hope this year you will also “resolve to be ready” for an emergency. Here are some simple steps you can take as you welcome the New Year.
When the temperature drops, hypothermia and frostbite are real dangers. When it’s freezing outside, your best defense is to limit time outdoors.... Read more
Practical tips from the Office of Emergency Management, Red Cross and Pikes Peak Humane Society so you can prepare your family, home and pets for an... Read more