RoCo Ready Emergency Information

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Emergency Management information for Roanoke County residents in the event of an emergency or disaster.

There are no emergencies at this time.

Checklists, helpful documents, and applications to help you prepare for an emergency.

Safety Videos

RoCo Ready and Floodplain Mapping

Who to Call to Report Outages

Safe Generator Usage and Preparations

Safe Water Storage

Key Safety Messages

  • Prepare an emergency kit and enough food, water and any prescription medications to last for at least 72 hours.
  • Do not attempt to drive in flowing water. #TurnAroundDontDrown
  • For immediate updates, please enter your phone cell phone number into our RoCo Alert Citizen Alert system.
  • To report a power outage, please contact Appalachian Power at 800-956-4237.
  • To report a water or sewage emergency, please contact the Western Virginia Water Authority at 540-853-5700.
  • Report road hazards (blocked roads, etc.) directly to VDOT at 800-367-7623 or use the MyVDOT online form.
  • Calls or texts to 911 should be reserved for medical, fire, or police emergency situations only.