Office of Emergency Management

Federal Emergency Management

State Emergency Management

Homeland Security

Missouri Homeland Security

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Current Missouri Threat
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** Columbia/Boone County Office of Emergency Management **

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Important Documents Hazard Mitigation Plan
Emergency Preparedness Checklist
Preparing for Emergencies - A Checklist for People with Mobility Problems
Food and Water in an Emergency


  1. What is the Homeland Security Advisory System?
  2. What should I do?
  3. Where can I get the latest Homeland Security news?
  4. What is smallpox preparedness and why is it needed?
  5. What should a person with mobility problems do to prepare for an emergency?
  6. What is shelter in place?

Be Prepared...

  1. Review and print a copy of Terrorism: Preparing For The Unexpected
  2. Review other terrorism information.
  3. Review and print a copy of Are You Ready? A Guide to Citizen Preparedness
  4. Develop a Personal / Family Disaster Plan and update as needed
  5. Prepare a Disaster Supplies Kit and update as needed
  6. Prepare a Shelter in Place Kit and update as needed
  7. Examine volunteer opportunities in your community to volunteer with and receive initial training
  8. If not known to you, contact school to determine their emergency notification and evacuation plans for children
  9. Take a Red Cross CPR/AED and first aid course

Learn more...

Additional Resources:

U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Missouri Homeland Security

Missouri Department of Public Safety - State Emergency Management Agency


Local Homeland Security

Meet the Emergency Management Staff

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www.ShowMeBoone.com Boone County, Missouri. 801 East Walnut Columbia, MO 65201 USA