Disaster Preparedness Information & Resources

Emergency Preparedness Checklist

Individual, Family, Business, Neighborhood Planning

Other Resources:


Kits and Supplies

Disaster Recovery and Assistance - Department of Homeland Security

Shelters and Sheltering In Place

Utility Safety (Electricity, Natural Gas) 

Community Seminars

Each year emergency service planners from Benton County and the City of Corvallis partner to offer free public seminars on ways you can prepare.  Topics include how to prepare for flooding, fire, earthquakes and more.  Contact the Emergency Management staff for more details!

Ready.gov 2023 Preparedness Calendar 


Lots of information is available to help guide you as you prepare yourself and your family for an emergency. But sorting through it all can be challenging. We've collected a few of our favorite resources and have posted them below.

Our best advice? If necessary, start small, start slow, but just start. Whatever level of preparedness you achieve today is more than you had yesterday!

For more information, contact the Emergency Management professionals from Benton County: