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Get Informed

How will you get informed during a disaster or emergency? Here is what you need to know to protect yourself and your family.

  • Sign up for Alert DC to receive real-time emergency messages.
  • Make sure that each member of your family knows how to get official information during an emergency.
  • Ask if your employer has an emergency plan. If so, get a copy and review it. Also get the emergency plan for your child’s school or daycare center. Review it and go over it with your child.
  • Take basic First Aid and CPR class. Contact the America Red Cross for more information.
     
Alerts

Alerts

How will you get informed during a disaster or emergency? Here is what you need to know to protect yourself and your family. Sign up for Alert DC to receive real-time emergency messages.

Radio Alerts

Tune in to the following radio stations, which will broadcast official information and instructions from the District government.

Television Alerts

During and after an emergency, it might be difficult to get information or instructions right away. Tune in to Cable Channels 13, 16, or your local news station to receive updates.

Web Alerts

How will you get informed during a disaster or emergency? Here is what you need to know to protect yourself and your family. Sign up for Alert DC to receive real-time emergency messages.