For training purposes only. The information might be wrong or outdated. See the Official Website here.
Local Emergency Planning Committee is meeting virtual
We help you plan for your safety so you’ll always be prepared.
Detroit Homeland Security & Emergency Management (DHSEM) coordinates with local, regional, state, federal, and private-sector agencies to protect the community from natural and human-made emergencies and disasters.
DHSEM focuses on the five mission areas – prevention, protection, mitigation, response, and recovery.
1. Change One important way DHSEM has addressed these areas is by preparing numerous comprehensive emergency response plans. These include the Citywide Evacuation and Mass Sheltering Plan, Emergency Operations Plan, Hazard Mitigation Plan, and Adverse Weather Response Team Plan.
DHSEM is also responsible for a wide range of critical emergency management activities, including:
DHSEM also provides another essential function: Homeland Security. DHSEM has worked closely with public, private-sector, state and federal intelligence agencies in developing a sophisticated intelligence network. It also spearheaded the development of a daily calendar of key events taking place in Detroit and works with intelligence agencies to vet the events for possible threats.
This a new change for training on May 26, 2022
This is a change.
Would you like to receive timely emergency notifications pertaining to the city of Detroit? Detroit has a new notification system called Detroit Alerts 365, which sends Detroit-specific emergency notifications through the CodeRED emergency notification system—a system used by emergency services teams and municipalities nationwide. This free system enables you to choose how you would like to receive alerts--via telephone, text message, and/or email.
See the Emergency Preparedness Resource Guide for information about Family Emergency Plan, Emergency Supply List, Community Emergency Response Team, Severe Weather Hazards, Warning Systems and
With tornadoes having the ability to touch down in a matter of minutes, Michigan residents need to be prepared to quickly react and launch an
Register to receive Marathon Petroleum Refinery alerts.
Warming Centers 2021-2022
Severe Weather Awareness Week March 20-26, 2022
Various adverse weather threats that are currently posted individually in the specific sections : heat/heat stroke; floods, tornadoes, lightning and winter weather hazards.
Information on what to do before digging.
Fire Safety Tips for Christmas Decorations
Important preparedness tips and resources
Information about how to protect yourself from cybersecurity risks.
Tips to Stay Safe on the Water
Information on the city of Detroit Community Emergency Response Team.
The city of Detroit Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) is a public-private partnership that supports hazardous materials reporting and planning.
Emergency situations can occur quickly and without warning. Individuals and families should prepare in advance for potential emergency situations.
With Do1Thing you can take small steps that make a big difference in an emergency
Tips and resources to help you prepare in advance for possible emergencies.
Learn what to do if the community is instructed to evacuate or shelter-in-place.
Steps to protect pets during disasters.
Detroit Alerts 365
U.S. Department of Homeland Security provides assistance in helping your company and community enhance the security of public gathering sites and special events.
The Department of Homeland Security encourages citizens to be alert and to report suspicious activity whenever it is observed.
See videos about how to protect yourself from such dangers as extreme heat, lightning, rip currents and frostbite.
Information about Shelters, Warming and Cooling Centers.
Information about the city of Detroit network of warning sirens.
Learn about how you can assist in the community by becoming a volunteer with the Community Emergency Response Team (CERT), and learn about the free online courses available from the Emergency Management Institute Independent Study Program.