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Welcome to Alert DC

The Alert DC system provides rapid text notification and update information during a major crisis or emergency. This system delivers important emergency alerts, notifications and updates on a range of devices including your:

  • e-mail account [work, home, other]
  • cell phone
  • pager, BlackBerry
  • wireless PDA

When an incident or emergency occurs, authorized DC Homeland Security & Emergency Management personnel can rapidly notify you using this community alert system. Alert DC is your personal connection to real-time updates, instructions on where to go, what to do, or what not to do, who to contact and other important information.

Alert DC is available to citizens of the District of Columbia as well as individuals traveling to or working in the District. Sign up for an account to receive alerts and emergency notifications today.

Note: Subscribers may be charged, as set forth in their wireless provider's contract, for messages delivered to their wireless devices.

  • To register for an account, see New User.
  • To manage or update an existing account, see Log In.