The MdReady partnership between 211 Maryland and the Maryland Department of Emergency Management keeps you informed so you can plan and prepare.

Text MdReady to 211-631. (English)

Text MdListo to 211-631. (Spanish)

211 Maryland offers text message alert programs which provide region-specific resource information or provide disaster alerts. Text STOP to the same number to unsubscribe. Full SMS terms at will also apply.

Prepare for disaster and other threats

MdReady is also ready to alert Marylanders to extreme weather advisories like a hurricane, winter weather advisory or flood warning. Disaster preparedness is key.

After a natural disaster and/or large-scale criminal situation, a text message may be sent with mitigation, relief and recovery resources.

MdReady/MdListo is always ready to help Maryland prepare, stay informed and recover.

For access to preparedness tips and information, install the MdReady web app by visiting on your mobile device’s web browser. To receive text alerts, tips, and resources related to threats and hazards that may affect Maryland, text "MdReady" to 211-631 or "MdListo" to receive texts in Spanish.


MdReady/MdListo outreach materials

Download Fact Sheet


Download Outreach Card