Latest News Releases
September 2, 2014 SIREN TESTING ON KAUAI SEPT. 3-5
September 2, 2014 MONTHLY SIREN/ EAS TEST, TUESDAY, SEPT. 2
August 25, 2014 SIREN TESTING NEAR CAMP ERDMAN WEDNESDAY, AUG. 27
August 21, 2014 GOVERNOR SENDS REQUEST FOR PRESIDENTIAL DISASTER DECLARATION
August 18, 2014 MORE THAN 1,400 VISIT STATE DARCs
August 15, 2014 ISELLE RECOVERY UPDATE FOR AUG. 15
Supplemental Proclamation can be found HERE
August 14, 2014 ISELLE RECOVERY UPDATE: ONE WEEK LATER
August 13, 2014 ISELLE ASSESSORS AND INSPECTORS
August 12, 2014 TIPS ON HELPING THOSE IMPACTED BY ISELLE
August 12, 2014 JOINT COUNTY AND STATE EFFORT CONTINUES
August 12, 2014 DISASTER ASSISTANCE AND RECOVERY CENTERS TO OPEN
August 11, 2014 HI-EMA ISELLE RECOVERY UPDATE
August 9, 2014 STATE JOINT INFORMATION CENTER FOR ISELLE CLOSES
August 6, 2014 GOVERNOR ABERCROMBIE SIGNS EMERGENCY PROCLAMATION
CLICK HERE TO SEE THE PROCLAMATION
We created a few fact sheets for the public on disaster related topics.
HI-EMA Fact Sheet No. 1 - Should I shelter-in-place or go to a hurricane evacuation shelter?
HI-EMA Fact Sheet No. 2 - What should I do in an emergency if my kids are at school or daycare?
HI-EMA Fact Sheet No. 3 - What should I do in an emergency if I have access and functional needs?
HI-EMA Fact Sheet No. 4 - How do I prepare my home for high winds?
HI-EMA Fact Sheet No. 5 - What should I do immediately after a hurricane or tropical storm?
HI-EMA Fact Sheet No. 6 - Post Storm Assessments & Inspections
Make a Plan
Create an emergency plan. You can download the HI-EMA Emergency template or create a plan of your own. It's important that you and your family knows what to do in case there's a natural disaster.
Build a Kit
Put together an emergency supply kit. We recommend at least 7 days worth of food, water and supplies.View our preparedness brochure for more information.
Strengthen your home for natural disasters
Download the Homeowners Handbook to Prepare for Natural Disasters by the University of Hawaii Sea Grant College Program to get great information to take action and implement steps that could significantly lower your risk to damage to your home from a natural disaster.
Tsunami Evacuation Zone Mapping Tool
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By taking FREE disaster response courses with the Red Cross you can help your community. The Red Cross courses teach you how to Manage and Evacuation Shelter, Conduct Disaster Assessment, and Provide Direct Assistance to Families in need. Go to Hawaii Red Cross for course information on Adult/Youth/Infant CPR and First aid, Youth lessons, Caregiving and Nurse Aide Competency, and more.