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Kitsap County joins regional “Ready, Set, Go!” evacuation messaging campaign

The threat of wildfire has increased across the nation, including in Western Washington. One important step in facing that threat is preparing to communicate quickly with residents and businesses if evacuation from a wildfire or another hazard is necessary. As wildfire season begins here in Washington, Kitsap County is joining forces with six other counties to highlight the regional “Ready, Set, Go!” evacuation campaign. The campaign outlines the three evacuation [...]

Prepare in a Year

Learn more about what you can do to be at least 2 weeks ready before disaster strikes.

KCDEM Programs

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:

Learn more about KCDEM programs.

Be Alert!

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!

Holiday Closures

The KCDEM office will be closed on Wednesday, June 19 for the Juneteenth federal holiday.

Recent News

Thank you KCDEM volunteers!

April 24, 2024|

It is National Volunteer week, and we'd like to shout out a huge THANK YOU, THANK YOU, THANK YOU!! Kitsap County has a total of 5,520 volunteers within all of the volunteer programs throughout the [...]

CERT training begins March 20, 2024

March 6, 2024|

The next offering of Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training in Kitsap County starts March 20. This nationally certified training provides community members the opportunity to learn the vital skills and teamwork essential to assist [...]