Emergency Management and Disaster Preparedness

Greensburg, KansasEmergency Management is a system that helps protect life and property from the effects of disasters. It includes programs and capabilities to mitigate, prepare for, respond to and recover from the effects of all hazards. In Olathe, the fire chief is the emergency management director. 

Some emergency management activities include:

Emergency Management completes extensive planning and public education when it comes to severe weather. Because of these efforts, Olathe has been designated as a StormReady® Community by the National Weather Service.

Please call (913) 971-7943 with emergency management questions.

Preparedness links:

  • PrepareMetroKC.org.
    • Prepare your family's emergency plan. 
    • NOAA all-hazards weather radio. 
    • Project Community Alert.
    • Current weather.
    • Know the risks (tornadoes, thunderstorms, floods, winter weather, terrorism, etc.).
    • Disaster supply kit.
  • Zika Virus information - Johnson County Department of Health and Environment.