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 Prepare for an emergency Information on how to prepare for different kinds of emergencies in Philadelphia. Make an emergency plan Information on how to make an emergency plan to prepare for any emergencies that may come up. Plan for everyone Information on how to make emergency plans for everyone in your household, including your pets. Make a shelter-in-place kit Information on how to create a kit to keep in your house for use in an emergency when you can't leave the house. Make a go bag Information on how to make a personal evacuation kit. It should have basic supplies to help keep you and your family healthy and safe. Keep documents safe Information on how to keep your paper and computer files and records safe in an emergency. Know whether to stay or go Information on what to do in an emergency that requires you to stay home, and in an emergency that requires you to evacuate. Stay informed Information on how to stay informed during an emergency using ReadyPhiladelphia, the media, and Philly311.