Emergencies Management

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About 'readiness' in our Indianapolis community... to urgently & importantly demonstrate God's loving care as we reach our neighborhoods compassionately, including the Good News of His eternal care offer.


Receive citywide emergency mobile-alerts:  Text 'ON INDYPRAYER' to 40404.

Follow @ReadyIndy on Twitter, for the newly-forming Indianapolis CEN chapter info.

And #readycity is the official tag for a wider set of interactions among Twitter-users.

Moreover, here's a multi-agency EmergencyNews listfeed esp. for Indy/Indiana folks.







Our primary (Christian, collaborative) readiness initiative here in the metro area is called...


'ReadyIndy'  ... Contact us at ReadyIndy.org.  We're comprised of...


'Ready CITIZENS':   [And here's the corresponding INDIANA site.] Basic (secular) preparation for everyone.  See other community training items (way below) that you'll find useful.  But here are the 3 basics...

    • Make a Kit.
    • Make a Plan.
    • Stay Informed.


'Ready CHRISTIANS':   Be a ReadyCitizen (see above)... and more:  Be 'Trained to be aware of what God is doing, Prepared to survive & support others, Ready to pray, care & give hope to those in crisis.   

    • Study the biblical readiness standard.
    • Get a Buddy.  A partner for accountability & action. 
    • Practice the Prayer-Care-Share readiness lifestyle.


'Ready CHURCH' -- A Church-Team of 'Ready Christians'. 

    • Use the ReadyChristian & ReadyChurch materials to train enough people to create your core team.
    • Establish an Emergency Operations Plan (incl continuity plan), and practice it. 
    • Get a 'Buddy Church'; start developing an MOU (Memo of Understanding).  


'Ready CITY' -- Greater Indianapolis 9-County metro area becoming a 'Ready City'. 
 We're the metro chapter of the national Christian Emergency Network ...


Here's our history & progress so far...
















  • Operation Blessing/Christian Broadcasting Network (if chapter available here) 


  • Nazarene Disaster Relief 


  • Hope International  (if chapter available here)


  • Lutheran Disaster Services


  • UMCOR/United Methodist Disaster Relief


  • Victim Relief  (if chapter available here)


  • World Vision  (if chapter available here)













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