Because of Missouri’s geography, the state is frequently visited by natural disasters. Ice storms, tornadoes, severe storms, and flooding are all common occurrences in Missouri. This page links to resources that will help you prepare for and recover from such an event.

Emergency Phone Numbers

Emergencies: 9-1-1
Highway Patrol: (800) 525-5555
Highway Patrol (cell): *55
Environmental Emergency Response: (573) 634-2436

Plan and Prepare

Plan for a particular type of emergency by selecting the appropriate link below:

General Preparedness

Disaster History

Review past disasters and emergencies, including blizzards, tornadoes and floods.

Recover and Rebuild


Help Missourians recover from recent disasters by making a donation or volunteering your time.

SEMA’s “Recover and Rebuild” pages can help you find disaster assistance, avoid scams, and get involved in relief efforts by donating or volunteering.

Weather and Current Conditions

Maps and data help provide clarity for situational awareness.

Emergency Management Professionals

Are you an emergency management professional looking for training or resources you need during an emergency? SEMA coordinates Missouri’s response to natural disasters and other emergencies. Visit the SEMA website for more information.