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.

Features

Disaster Readiness Conference Attendees
Thursday, April 6, 2017 -
8:00am to 4:00pm

Quad Cities Disaster Readiness Conference
Thursday April 6, 2017

  • Program: 8:00am-4:00pm (Doors open at 7:00)
  • Lunch Provided
  • Waterfront Convention Center, Bettendorf, Iowa
Fire/EMS, Police 911 Dispatch logo.
Sunday, April 9, 2017 to Saturday, April 15, 2017

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 Public Safety Telecommunicator’s Week." In the intervening years, it has somehow become known by several other names, including "National Public-Safety Telecommunications Week" and "International Public Safety Telecommunicator's Week."

This week is designated to recognize those Public Safety Telecommunicator’s who serve the public in...

2 Steps to Save a Life. 1. Dial 911 2. Press Hard and Fast

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 American Heart Association (AHA) reports that Hands-Only CPR performed by a bystander has been shown to be as effective as conventional CPR with mouth-to-mouth breaths in the first minutes of an out-of-hospital sudden cardiac arrest.

View an entertaining YouTube video featuring comedian and actor Ken Jeong to learn more about this innovative new CPR technique...

News & Notices

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
The Scott County Emergency Management Agency in coordination with the Cities of Davenport and Bettendorf and Scott County are finalizing plans to conduct a damage assessment survey in several areas of the County impacted by the EF-1 tornado that damaged the properties in the area last Thursday,...
Posted: October 11, 2016