The Lee County Emergency Management agency acts as a liaison and counsels various emergency response agencies,
government entities, and institutions.
Lee County, Iowa - Emergency Management
The Lee County Emergency Management Agency’s mission is to save lives and
to protect property by developing programs and emergency operation capabilities
that mitigate, prepare for, respond to and recover from any emergency or
disaster caused by natural, man made, technological or civil incidents.
The EMA is a county-wide agency
representing all unincorporated areas of the County and all incorporated cities.
The commission consists of the Mayors of each incorporated city, the sheriff,
and a member of the Board of Supervisors.
The emergency management
Coordinator has the responsibility for coordinating all the components of the
emergency management system in the jurisdiction. These components consist of
fire and police, emergency medical service, public works, volunteers, and other
groups contributing to the management of emergencies. Lee County Emergency
Management Agency assists public officials, schools, hospitals, business, and
industry and the public to promote preparedness, disaster response, recovery
operations and will encourage mitigation efforts in all jurisdictions and to
ensure the safety of all the residents of Lee County.
The purpose of this
position is to make certain that the components of the emergency management
system know the threats to the jurisdiction, plan for emergencies, operate
effectively in an emergency, and can conduct recovery operation after a
disaster. The Coordinator is responsible for coordinating all the necessary
activities to ensure effective operation of the emergency management system.
Disaster Relief Assistance click here to visit the DHS Website for the
application and more information. This is not a FEMA application.
811 Avenue E
P.O. Box 240
Fort Madison, IA 52627
Emergency Management Coordinator:
Stephen A. Cirinna
Emergency Management Forms:
used in the Emergency Management office
Be Ready Iowa
Iowa Emergency Management Association
National Weather Service - Watches and Warnings
Citizen Preparedness Education
Iowa Homeland Security & Emergency Management