Office of Emergency Management


The City of Annapolis Office of Emergency Management provides vision, direction, and subject matter expertise in order to coordinate the City's all hazards emergency preparedness, response, recovery, and mitigation efforts and develop an overall culture of safety.

Flooding from Hurricane Isabel, 2003

Isabel Lights

Preparedness Focus


The City of Annapolis is susceptible to floods/flash floods anytime during the year but especially from March to September. Flooding is primarily due to the City's location as a coastal community. The lowest lying land is in the downtown Annapolis/City Dock area and Eastport, located at the mouth of the Severn River, Annapolis Harbor, and Spa Creek.For more information about floodclick here.

Receive Updates From the Office of Emergency Management


The CodeRed Notification system is a communication service that allows the Office of Emergency Management to quickly notify citizens about emergency situations through phone, email, or text message alert. All citizens and businesses are encouraged to register.