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.


Prepared Not Scared, National preparedness month logo

September is National Preparedness Month.  Iowa is a land of many seasons; seasons that bring with them floods, tornados, extreme heat, blizzards, and more.  Use this month to learn more about how to be “prepared, not scared.” 

News & Notices

The State of Iowa is seeking and collecting information from impacted residents following the Mississippi Flooding that took place in April and May 2019. Click heading to learn more.
Posted: July 19, 2019
Xstream Cleanup, in response to record flooding, is seeking volunteers for a one-day, region-wide flood cleanup on Saturday, June 29th from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Xstream Cleanup volunteers have identified six areas in our region where volunteers can assist in the recovery from the recent flooding...
Posted: June 25, 2019
June 17, 2019 From: Public Information Officer, 563-484-3036 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE RE: Flood Debris Clean Up-Unincorporated Scott County Scott County Secondary Roads and Scott County Conservation, in partnership with the Waste Commission of Scott County, will be assisting residents of...
Posted: June 17, 2019