Emergency Management Agency (EMA)

Emergency Management Agency (EMA)

Emergency management is a coordinated effort, involving local, state, and federal government agencies as well as volunteer organizations and businesses.

Within an integrated emergency management framework, these entities assist citizens and their communities to prepare for, respond to, recover from, and eliminate or reduce the effects of natural, man-made, civil, and technological emergencies or disasters.

News & Notices

RECOGNIZING NATIONAL PUBLIC SAFETY TELECOMMUNICATOR’S WEEK APRIL 9TH – APRIL 15TH Each year, the second full week of April is dedicated to the men and women who serve as Public Safety Telecommunicator’s. The official name of the week, when originally introduced in Congress in 1991, was "National...
Posted: April 1, 2017
On March 6, 2017 an EF-2 tornado tracked through Scott County inflicting property damage in numerous locations throughout the county. See the track of the tornado from the National Weather Service damage survey team here: http://apps.dat.noaa.gov/StormDamage/DamageViewer/ Fortunately, no one was...
Posted: March 9, 2017
Learn Hands-Only CPR to Save Lives Hands-Only CPR is CPR without mouth-to-mouth breaths. It’s recommended for use by people who see a teen or adult suddenly collapse in an out-of-hospital setting. Hands-Only CPR is easy to learn, doesn't require rescue breaths, but can still save lives! The...
Posted: December 13, 2016