Leading the State in prevention, protection, and rapid assistance during disasters with a full range of resources and effective partnerships.

You can report any damage from Hurricane Ana to Hawaii Red Cross:
Hawaii 935-8305, Maui County 244-0051, Oahu 853-8609, Kauai 245-4919.


Latest News Releases

October 24, 2014 GOVERNOR REQUESTS PRESIDENTIAL DISASTER DECLARATION FOR LAVA FLOW

October 22, 2014 SBA OFFERS DISASTER ASSISTANCE TO HAWAII RESIDENTS AND BUSINESSES

October 21, 2014 STATE THANKS EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT PARTNERS

October 18, 2014 TROPICAL STORM WATCHES REMAIN FOR OAHU, KAUAI, AND NIIHAU

October 17, 2014 TROPICAL STORM WATCHES ISSUED FOR HAWAII, MAUI AND KAUAI COUNTIES, AND CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU IN PREPARATION FOR HURRICANE ANA

October 15, 2014 GOVERNOR ABERCROMBIE SIGNS EMERGENCY PROCLAMATION IN ANTICIPATION OF TROPICAL STORM ANA

         CLICK HERE TO SEE THE PROCLAMATION FOR ANA

 

 

 


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.

Disaster Kit 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.

 

Get more information from your county at:
Department of Emergency Management (C&C Honolulu), Kauai Civil Defense Agency, Maui Civil Defense Agency, Hawaii Civil Defense Agency

 


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Special Needs Information

Special Needs Information For the millions of Americans who have physical, medical, sensory or cognitive disabilities, emergencies such as fires, floods and acts of terrorism present a real challenge. The same challenge also applies to the elderly and other special needs populations.

American Red Cross Disaster Response Courses - Hawaii Chapter

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.