Citizen Preparedness

The NCR Citizen Corps Committee meets the first Thursday of each month from 11:30-1:00pm. Please contact a committee chair for information on current activities and training events.

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READY Colorado: READY Colorado is the state's official source for homeland security and all-hazards preparedness information.

Citizen Corps: The mission of Citizen Corps is to harness the power of every individual through education, training, and volunteer service to make communities safer, stronger, and better prepared to respond to the threats of terrorism, crime, public health issues, and disasters of all kinds.

CERT: The Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Program educates people about disaster preparedness for hazards that may impact their area and trains them in basic disaster response skills, such as fire safety, light search and rescue, team organization, and disaster medical operations.

Medical Reserve Corps: The Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) engages volunteers to strengthen public health, emergency response and community resiliency. MRCs within the region include the Rocky Mountain MRC and Boulder County MRC.

Individuals with Disabilities or Access & Functional Needs: If you have a disability or an access and functional need, you may need to take additional steps to prepare for emergencies.

PetAID Colorado: PetAID Colorado is the healthcare safety net for underprivileged pets and animals at risk.

American Red Cross: The American Red Cross prevents and alleviates human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors.

Department of Homeland Security: "Get Involved and Make a Difference."

Informational Handouts

4th of July Safety Tips

Be Ready! Wildfires

Earthquake & Tsunami Awareness Month

Extreme Heat and Water Safety Tips

Flood Myths

Flood Safety Awareness Week

Flu Season Preparedness

Home Pool Essentials


Pet First Aid and Preparedness Tips

Red Cross Disaster and Emergency Preparedness Apps

Spring Hazard Preparedness

Taking Action at Home and in Your Community

Thunderstorm Safety

Tornado Safety

What's your game plan?

Wildfire Safety and Preparedness Tips

Wildland Fire Safety