The Pikes Peak Regional Office of Emergency Management (PPROEM) is responsible for providing mitigation, preparedness, response, recovery, and coordination for large-scale emergencies and disasters, both natural and human-caused, to residents of El Paso County and Colorado Springs for the purpose of saving lives and preventing property damage.

Plan ahead for emergencies

Peak Alerts serving El Paso & Teller County

Sign up for Peak Alerts

Sign up for Peak Alerts to be notified of law enforcement activity, evacuation notices, and emergency situations near your home or work.

Make a Plan

Create plans for family communication, special needs, household matters and more.  

Build a Kit

Gather basic items your household may need before an emergency.

Stay Informed

Stay Informed

Know where to get emergency information 

Pikes Peak Prepared App

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  • Create your own readiness plan
  • Access digital guides, videos, checklists, and news articles
  • Stay informed with the events schedule and weather alerts
  • Receive non-emergency messages about how to get ready to help yourself and your community

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Emergency Preparedness Guide

Learn about possible emergency events in the Pikes Peak Region and how to plan, prepare and respond when an emergency happens.
 

Pikes Peak Regional
Preparedness and Safety Guide

Guía de preparación y
seguridad en casos de emergencia


 

Get involved in community preparedness

Ready & Resilient Neighborhoods

Organize your community, neighbors, school, church, or organization to be more ready and resilient in disaster. 

CERT Classes and Community Workshops

Learn the basics about how to respond to a disaster or emergency with FREE training.

Volunteer Organizations Active in Disaster (VOAD)

VOAD brings together volunteer organizations to work together when disaster strikes. 

Special Communications Unit

The Special Communications Unit (SCU) is a team of volunteers who provide or supplement essential communications support to PPROEM,

About PPROEM

 

The Pikes Peak Regional Office of Emergency Management is responsible for providing mitigation, preparedness, response, recovery, and coordination for large-scale emergencies and disasters, both natural and human-caused, to residents of El Paso County and Colorado Springs for the purpose of saving lives and preventing property damage. PPROEM proactively plans for hazards, works to reduce threats, and prepares the community to respond to and recover from a disaster. 

Success of the local emergency management system in the region is built on an all-hazards approach and strong partnerships within the emergency management community. This community consists of federal, state, and local partners; volunteer and other non-governmental and community-based organizations; surrounding military facilities; and the private sector, such as large retailers and medical services providers.

PPROEM Leadership

Andrew Notbohm
Regional Emergency Management and Recovery Director

Tobi Blanchard
Deputy Director, City of Colorado Springs

Meredith Nichols
Deputy Director, El Paso County