Be prepared!

Raising awareness and planning for emergencies in the Bigfork area.

This page is divided into two sections:

  • Preparedness Information Sites (at the top) is a list of links to emergency and information sites, by organization;
  • Preparedness Brochures (at the bottom) is a list of printable pdf brochures organized by topic, that includes what to do should disaster strike, and how to prepare in advance for disaster and/or evacuation.

Preparedness Information Sites

These sites are listed by organization

Flathead County, Office of Emergency Services (OES)

  • Flathead Co. Office of Emergency Services:
  • Flathead Co. OES Information hotline: 758-2111

Lake County

Flathead Lake Biological Station

National Weather Service, Missoula Office

Montana Disaster and Emergency Services (DES)

Red Cross of Montana

FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency)

Homeland Security

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Preparedness Brochures

These brochures are printable online versions (pdf) of handouts & brochures available at BERT events, and are organized by topic:

Sheltering In-Place

Guide to Evacuation Levels

Ready Brochures

About the 3 Actions for yourself, your family, and your pet, to be ready for any emergency: 1) Prepare; 2) Plan; 3) Stay Informed.

Preparedness Checklist/Supplies Kit

These brochures detail what you need in a supplies kit for your family’s preparedness needs. Choose one, print it out, and use it to help you remember what to do when chaos happens.

Specific to Flathead County

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