Safety & emergency preparedness Become a firefighter Code Blue Contact animal control Lead exposure Prepare for an emergency Make an emergency plan Plan for everyone Make a shelter-in-place kit Make a go bag Keep documents safe Know whether to stay or go Stay informed Natural hazards Drought Earthquake Excessive heat Flood Hurricane or tropical storm Thunderstorm Tornado and Wind Storms Winter weather Get a restraining order Human-caused hazards Active shooter Carbon monoxide poisoning Explosion Fire Hazardous materials Infectious disease Nuclear or radiation incident Terrorism Utility interruption Evacuations Evacuation routes Center City high-rise office building rallying points University City high-rise office building rallying points After an emergency Disaster recovery funding Access to restricted areas How you can help Emergency donations Volunteering Get notified when an inmate is released City-wide safety procedures, and strategies for dealing with man-made and natural disasters. Become a firefighter The recruitment process for becoming a firefighter. Code Blue Actions the City takes when it declares a Code Blue to keep people who are homeless safe from extreme cold. Contact animal control Who to contact if you have an animal control emergency, or want to report an animal care violation. Lead exposure Information for renters and landlords about lead safety. Prepare for an emergency Information on how to prepare for different kinds of emergencies in Philadelphia. Natural hazards Information on how to handle natural hazards that may hit Philadelphia. Get a restraining order Find out who can file for a Protection From Abuse (PFA) order, what it covers, and where to go if you need one. Human-caused hazards Information on what to do in human-caused hazards in Philadelphia. Evacuations Information on evacuation routes and rallying points for high rise buildings. After an emergency Information on what to do after an emergency, including how to get access to a restricted area, and how to get disaster recovery funding. How you can help Information on how you can help after a disaster. Get notified when an inmate is released How to sign up for PA SAVIN, a service that will notify you if an inmate is released or transferred from jail or prison.