Neighborhood Caretaker Alert
Response Center

Citizens can use the Neighborhood Caretaker Alert (NCA) form to anonymously notify the City of issues or concerns.  The NCA form is available in paper form only at City Hall, 139 S. Kirkwood Road; at the Kirkwood Community Center, 111 S. Geyer Road; at the Kirkwood Public Library, 140 E. Jefferson Avenue; and at ALL THREE Fire Houses (137 W. Argonne, 11804 Big Bend, and 1321 W. Essex).  If you have completed a form previously, you can find the results of your anonymous Neighborhood Caretaker Alert form here - click on the link and then enter your form number:

Earthquake Preparedness:  Tips and Information

In recognition of the 200th anniversary of the New Madrid earthquake of 1811, the City of Kirkwood has partnered with state and federal emergency management agencies to help residents and the community at large prepare for the possibility of a major earthquake in the region.  The following valuable information is provided to help readers know what to do, and how to survive, in the event of an earthquake or other catastrophic natural event. 

Earthquake Safety Checklist - FEMA B-526

Be Prepared:  What to Do During an Earthquake

Preparing Makes Sense:  Get Ready Now

About the New Madrid Seismic Zone

Earthquake Preparedness:  What You Can Do

History of Earthquakes in Missouri

Keeping Food Safe During an Emergency

Emergency Supply List

Earthquake Safety Guide for Homeowners

Earthquake Home Hazard Hunt


Ready Kids Activity Book

For Educators - Lesson Plans and Activities

Source:  Information on this page is courtesy of, and used with permission of, FEMA (United States Federal Emergency Management Agency), SEMA (State of Missouri Emergency Management Agency),, the National Weather Service, and the American Red Cross.