The month of September is designated by presidential proclamation as National Preparedness Month. In Montgomery County, the Office of Emergency Management and Homeland Security (OEMHS) takes a leading role in County government preparedness and preparedness education for our residents. A wide variety of emergencies can and do happen; sometimes with little or no warning.
During September, everyone is asked to set aside some time to make plans and prepare for emergencies. Learn more about emergency preparedness planning from press release. And, if you aren’t already signed up to receive Alert Montgomery emergency warnings. Sign up online at alert.montgomerycountymd.gov.
In recognition of the importance of advance planning for emergencies, OEMHS, the Montgomery County Police Department and the Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service have collaborated to offer a series of free Community Emergency Preparedness classes on
For further information and required pre-registration see: https://www.scribd.com/document/322743453/Community-Emergency-Preparedness-Classes.