Disaster and Emergency Services

Welcome to the Department of Disaster and Emergency Services website. We are committed to serving the citizens of Montana and providing support during times of natural disaster or emergency. Montana DES is the lead agency in coordinating comprehensive emergency management in Montana.



Contact Information:

Telephone: 406-324-4777

E-mail: mtdes@mt.gov




Goals of the Division:

  • Ensure that a Comprehensive Emergency Management program exists in Montana to save lives and property.
  • Reduce human suffering and enhance the recovery of communities after disaster strikes.
  • Provide quality service in all our activities.




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