Emergency preparedness

We share information and resources to help you prevent, prepare for and recover from emergencies.
Water, masks, first aid kit, food, flashlight and other emergency kit items.
Aerial view of flooded streets.
Firefighter watching medical evacuation helicopter

What you need to know

The City's role

As a city, we're always working to keep our residents and businesses safe. You can count on us to:

  • Coordinate public health and safety responses to emergencies.
  • Alert you to potential emergencies so you can prepare.
  • Inform you about current emergencies and provide resources to help you.
  • Investigate and contain infectious disease outbreaks.


Your role

You can help yourself, your family and your community.

Get trained and volunteer

Ready.gov resources

City and local resources

Contact us

Minneapolis 311


7 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Monday – Friday

See list of City holidays