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This page contains guidebooks that were developed by the City of Shawnee / Pottawatomie County Department of Emergency Management. With three seperate series available, the intention of this campaign is to educate and empower the citizens of Shawnee and Pottawatomie to prepare for, respond to and mitigate emergencies, both natural and man-made. A new guidebook is published every month. Our goal is to promote preparedness through public involvement.

You will find a link to each of our monthly guidebooks below:
HAZARD SPECIFIC SERIES
Everyday, we face a multitude of hazards. From dangerous road conditions, severe weather and public health emergencies, to acts of terrorism and civil unrest. Even events such as drought can pose a risk to our health and well - being. As such, one of our primary objectives as the Department of Emergency Management is to  educate and empower the citizens of Shawnee to prepare for, respond to and mitigate emergencies and disasters, both natural and man - made.
Active Shooter
Bioterrorism
Drought
Earthquakes
Extreme Heat
Flooding
Home & Structure Fires
Hurricanes
Outbreaks, Epidemics & Pandemics
Severe Thunderstorms
Space Weather
Tornadoes
Wildfires
Winter Weather
Utility Disruptions
PERSONAL AND FAMILY PREPAREDNESS SERIES
This series focuses on what you can do today, before an emergency or disaster event, to better prepare yourself and your family. Remember, it is not a question of IF it will happen, but WHEN it will happen.
Assembling an Emergency Supply Kit
Developing a Family Emergency Communications Plan
Emergency Alerts
When to Call 9-1-1
Individuals with Disabilities
SAFETY SKILLS SERIES
Knowing what to do in an emergency event can save lives. This series is dedicated to specific skills you and your family should practice to be better prepared in an emergency situation.
Venomous Creature Identification and First Aid Measures

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