The office of emergency management coordinates preparedness planning, training, and exercising between law enforcement, fire service, emergency medical services, health department, hospitals, human services agencies, and others involved in disaster response and recovery. The office of emergency management is mandated by Michigan Public Act 390 of 1976 as amended, it is better known as the Michigan Emergency Management act.
The Emergency Management Coordinator and Emergency Operations Center (EOC) staff would activate during a disaster to provide support for the incident commanders in the field to provide them the necessary resources to mitigate a large incident. The EOC is the central location for the government to provide support during disaster operations.
Disaster Preparedness/Homeland Security Information
There is a great deal of information available on our site as well as the Internet for citizens, organizations, and businesses about disaster preparedness and homeland security. The provided links will take you to some excellent sites where you can learn more about preparing you and your family for a disaster. You may wish to go the frequently asked questions page to learn more about the types of services our office provides.
I am pleased to provide our citizens with a severe weather notification system delivered directly to your phone. To sign up for this service click on the link provided and go through the 3-step process of becoming a Code-Red user. Code-Red has the ability to send out thousands of phone notifications instantly to those in an area affected by a weather event. You have the ability to select what types of alerts you wish to receive. After you register, when a weather event is sent to your phone you will see this number appear, 866-419-5000. When you see this number you know it is from the weather notification system. Your personal contact information will never be used for any other purpose but to let you and your family members know that serious weather conditions exist. Sign up now!
This service is being provided by a grant from the Department of Homeland Security.
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