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Emergency Management
       
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  A volunteer opportunity is available to play a victim/patient in an upcoming full scale emergency training exercise to be held on April 8th in West Burlington.  The exercise scenario is that of a tornado hitting the city.                                                  

                                                                 

 
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We offer free weather radio programming
                   
           
 
Welcome to the home page of Des Moines County Emergency Management.
Use this site to be better prepared for emergencies.




Tons of information on emergency management.  You will find our Mission, Duties and Responsibilities, the 4 Phases of Emergency Management and who makes up our Commission members. You can also learn about our history.
This leads to the FEMA site Ready.gov and is full of a lot of great information about personal and family preparedness.  Don't forget to make a kit for your pets as well!
We broke down the seasons to help you prepare easier.
 About EMA Prepare For Emergencies   Seasonal Awareness and Preparedness
This button is the path to the current local forecast, current radar and you can even listen to the up to the minute NWS all hazards radio broadcast


Check out current road and travel conditions from the Iowa DOT, including photos from around the State.  You can also find out how the roads are in Illinois.
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Current Weather  Travel and Road Conditions  Upcoming Events 
 Learn what SKYWARN is and you can fill out an application to join our team if you choose.
SKYWARN
Learn about CERT, take the training and then maybe decide to join the team! 

Community Emergency
Response Team
Just as you would expect, a multitude of related preparedness websites and other resources.
Related Links and Resources 



Gina Hardin, CEM
Coordinator / Homeland Security Representative
Email

512 N. Main St.
Suite 1
Burlington, IA 52601

Ph: (319) 753-8206
Fx: (319) 753-8731

Hours
Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 4:30 pm