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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 [...]

Stay Cool

Did you know? When the National Weather Service forecasts  extreme heat conditions, KCDEM coordinates with community partners to provide cooling stations in the population centers within Kitsap County for those who are not able to stay cool in their home or apartment. At times, KCDEM will utilize its team of volunteers to open some of these cooling stations.

Interested in becoming a KCDEM volunteer so that you can help at a cooling station? Learn more about our volunteer program.

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Pet Safety

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Pets and animals need consideration during periods of extreme heat and drought.  Learn about safety measures for animals and include them in your preparedness plans!

Be Alert!

The Kitsap 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

KCDEM will be closed on:

  • Independence Day, July 4

Recent News

The Kitsap County LEPC (Local Emergency Preparedness Committee) will be hosting the County Emergency Preparedness Assessment (CEPA) in lieu of our regular LEPC meeting on Thursday [...]