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Emergency Management means the preparation for and the coordination of all emergency functions other than functions for which military forces or other federal agencies are primarily responsible, to prevent, minimize and repair injury and damage resulting from disasters.

For the entire Indiana Code chapter on emergency management and the directives state legislature lays out for the formation and regulation of an emergency management agency at the county level, go to www.ai.org/legislative/ic/code/title10/ar14/ch3.html  

 

National Preparedness Month 2014

"Be Disaster Aware, Take Action to Prepare"

Week 1 - How to... Reconnect with Family After a Disaster.

Week 2 - Know How To plan for specific needs before a Disaster.

Week 3 - How to... Build an Emergency Kit.

Week 4 & 5 - How to... Practice for an emergency.

For tips and information about National Preparedness Month 2014 visit: www.ready.gov/september

You can also follow us at: www.twitter.com/EmaMonroe or www.facebook.com/EmaMonroeIN

Monroe County Alert

Get alerted about emergencies and other important community news by signing up for our Emergency Alert Program, called Monroe County Alert. This system enables us to provide you with critical information quickly in a variety of situations, such as severe weather, unexpected road closures, missing persons and evacuations of buildings or neighborhoods.

 You will receive time-sensitive messages wherever you specify, such as your home, mobile or business phones, email address, text messages and more. You pick where, you pick how.

 Sign up through the link on Monroe County Homepage www.co.monroe.in.us

 Mission Statement

To establish and maintain a progressive emergency management program that promotes the mitigation of, preparation for, the response to, and the recovery from emergencies and disasters impacting the public, government, and business of the communities in Monroe County.


For the Indiana Department of Homeland Security (IDHS) Travel Advisory Map click the link below.
http://www.in.gov/dhs/files/travel-advisory-map/


Influenza Resource Information

For the latest information on Seasonal Flu please visit www.cdc.gov/flu/

 

Bloomington Township Fire Department online  video showing one of our township fire departments: BTFD

 

Ready Videos for the Public

In order to encourage Americans to prepare themselves, their families and their communities, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, in partnership with The Advertising Council, has created instructional videos to help educate and empower Americans to prepare for and respond to all kinds of emergencies. To view these videos please click on the link  www.ready.gov

Emergency Management Advisory Council (EMAC)

The EMAC informs the operation of Emergency Mangement, as layed out in Indiana statute.

Name Affiliation
Patrick Stoffers Monroe County Commissioners
Penny Caudill, Secretary Monroe County Health Department
Ryan Langley Monroe County Council
Margie Rice City of Bloomington
Jim Davis, Chairman Town of Ellettsville
Richie Carter Stinesville Town Board
Ken Long, Vice Chair Indiana University
Don Adams Local Business Owner
Tom Myers Civil Air Patrol

 

 

 

 

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Location: 2800 S. Kirby Road
Bloomington IN 47403 (Map)
Phone: 812-349-2546
Fax: 812-349-2052
Hours: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday - Friday
   

 

 

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Jim Comerford, Director 

jcomerford@co.monroe.in.us 

Lisa Kane, Deputy Director 

lkane@co.monroe.in.us

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