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Emergency Management

Our Mission

To protect life and property and to ensure the safety, health and welfare of the citizens of Anchorage.

The Emergency Operations Center is at Response Operations Level - Normal. Conditions are being monitored and the information below will be updated weekly or as necessary.

This information was updated Monday, May 14th at 8:45AM.

To receive information, tips, and other messaging concerning emergency preparedness on your smartphone from the Office of Emergency Management, text your MOA Zip Code to 888-777 (Nixle).

You can also sign up at to receive email messages and adjust your account preferences.


LEPC Meeting Announcement

The Anchorage Local Emergency Planning Committee will meet on Thursday 17 May from 9-11 AM at the:

Anchorage Emergency Operations Center 1305 E Street Anchorage, Alaska

If you wish to have a copy of the draft agenda for the 17th and notes from the previous meeting of October 18, 2017 please see the contact information below.

Designated Committee Members (voting members) will be forwarded a copy of the proposed changes to the By-Laws for their review prior to the May 17th meeting.

For questions regarding the upcoming meeting contact Lexi Trainer at 343-1407.

Click on the picture for a printable version of: Evacuations and Sheltering FAQ!

Frequently Ask Questions about evacuation and emergency sheltering

Staying Informed During a Disaster

KFQD Radio 750 AM and 103.7 FM

KFQD Radio Link

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    • Emergency Management
    • Director: Kevin Spillers
    • 1305 E Street, Anchorage, AK 99501
    • 907 343-1401