CERT training returns in June
Regular offerings of Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) trainings are returning to Kitsap County. After many years of providing community members the opportunity to learn the vital skills and teamwork essential to assist and provide support in an emergency or disaster, the trainings were suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The class will be held on three weeknight evenings and two Saturdays in the month of June. CERT members are [...]
Prepare in a Year
Learn more about what you can do to be at least 2 weeks ready before disaster strikes.
The Kitsap County Department of Emergency Management (KCDEM) runs many volunteer programs to increase the county’s ability to respond to and recover from disasters. KCDEM also runs other programs to improve emergency response. These include:
- Community Emergency Response Team: Volunteers interested in emergency response and aiding the community.
- Kitsap Auxiliary Radio Service : Amateur radio operators who provide emergency communications skills.
- Medical Reserve Corps: Retired and current healthcare workers who volunteer in emergency situations.
- Severe Weather Shelters: Volunteers who staff overnight severe weather shelters in the winter months.
Learn more about KCDEM programs.
The Kitsap County Alert is an emergency notification system that helps you stay informed about the local hazards and threats that may impact you and your family. To register or update your information, click here. Sign ups are free!
Become a Volunteer
KCDEM needs your help. Volunteers play a vital role in preparing for, responding to and recovering from an emergency situation or natural disaster. Volunteer today!
The KCDEM office will be closed on Monday, June 19 for the Juneteenth federal holiday.
Energy and Lithium Battery Symposium, May 11 & 12
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Kitsap County LEPC Meeting April 11
The Kitsap County Department of Emergency Management will be hosting the Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) Meeting April 11, 2023 at 12:30 p.m. The meeting will be held in the large conference room at the [...]
EMC Meeting April 4, 2023
EMC Meeting Notice 04.04.2023 EM Council Agenda 04.04.23 EMC Minutes 03 Jan 2023 FINAL The next Emergency Management Council (EMC) meeting will be held on Tuesday, April 4, 2023 at 12:30pm in person at [...]