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.

 "like" us on Facebook  and "follow" us on Twitter       Contact Us

Blue Bar

September 2014 - Governor Steve Beshear has proclaimed September as Preparedness Month.

Kentucky Hit By Overnight Storms
FRANKFORT, KY.  (Aug 23, 2014) -
Kentucky Emergency Management (KYEM) received reports of numerous evacuations and damage caused by overnight flooding in Eastern Kentucky [Read 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.) 

Ready.Gov - Receive Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA) on your phone!

FEMA Text Messages


 Quick Links

Translation Assistance

Ky Health Now
Visit KY Health Now


Upcoming Events  


 September 8-12
Applicant Agent Certification Course
Campbell County


Monday, September 15
SAR Grant Workshop

September 24
KERC Meeting

2014 CHAMPS Training


Other links

KYEM Preparedness

Acronyms and Definitions


KYEM Public Photos

KYEM Social Media

Employment Opportunities