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.


Road closed barricades flooded in water on River Drive.

Volunteer resources have been updated.

Scott County is accepting online applications for the following position: 

Emergency Management (Full-time) $23.91 per hour plus benefits.

Application Deadline: Monday, June 24, 2019, 4:30pm Central Time. (8 days remain)

FEMA DRC Location in Davneport to Close

The state/federal Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Davenport will close permanently at 2 p.m., Friday, June 7, 2019.

The DRC is located at the Old Office Max, 320 W. Kimberly Road, Davenport, IA 52806 and will be open 10 a.m. – 6 p.m., Monday – Thursday, and 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Friday.

DRCs are one-stop information centers that provide a place for homeowners, renters and business owners who sustained damage from the severe storms and flooding to get critical disaster recovery information in a face-to-face setting.


Continue to Apply for FEMA Assistance Online

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News & Notices

May 8, 2019 From: Public Information Officer, 563-484-3058 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Mississippi River Flooding – Flood Donation Center The Salvation Army will open a Flood Donation Center on Friday, May 10, 2019. The Flood Donation Center will be a location for individuals to donate items, and to...
Posted: May 8, 2019
Volunteer resources have been updated.
Posted: May 8, 2019
People commonly ask about the risk of tetanus during floods. Flooding is NOT shown to increase the risk for tetanus disease. However, people are at risk for tetanus infection IF they are injured and have wounds that are contaminated by the environment. Any time you receive a wound, ask your...
Posted: May 6, 2019