Kentucky Emergency Management

Kentucky Emergency Management (KYEM) 

Kentucky Emergency Management is a division of the Kentucky Department of Military Affairs and its role and function are governed by legislative action as dictated in Chapter KRS 39A-F of the Kentucky Revised Statutes.

The Kentucky Emergency Management consists of our main office located on Boone National Guard Center, 100 Minuteman Parkway, Frankfort, KY, and field offices across the Commonwealth.

Vision - A resilient commonwealth that is safe, secure, and prepared for emergencies and disasters, because of the programs and efforts of a superior emergency management team that is staffed and led by professional managers and administrators."

Mission - Protect and restore our commonwealth.

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National Day of ActionAmerica's PrepareAthon! is a nationwide, community-based campaign for action to increase emergency preparedness and resilience through hazard-specific drills, group discussions and exercises conducted at the national level every fall and spring.

America's PrepareAthon! is an opportunity for individuals, organizations, and communities to prepare for specific hazards through drills, group discussions, and exercises.
 
The first National Day of Action is scheduled for April 30, 2014. Go to America's PrepareAthon! to register and learn more.


 


 

Receive Text Message Alerts from KYEM on your phone!  Text "follow kyempio" to the number 40404.  (Twitter is a free service; standard texting rates apply.  You do NOT have to have a Twitter account to receive these messages and you can stop the service any time by replying STOP.) 

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