Deployment Tips

Deployment Tips for Volunteers

  • Check the deployment section of the website for updates on active deployments
  • Check your Go-Bag (click here  to download a list of  recommended items)
  • Fuel your vehicle and check the tires
  • Wear your animal response team uniform shirt and your  KDEM issued responder badge
  • Charge your cell phone
  • Check the batteries in your flashlight(s)
  • Fill your water jugs with fresh water
  • Remember to pack necessary medications
  • Remember to keep personal items on your person (ie car keys, wallet, cell phone).  Cargo pants or fanny packs are recommended.

*Volunteers must be trained & certified for disaster response (check the report above to confirm your training records are up-to-date  BEFORE the disaster)