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

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Mission Statement

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.

For 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

Phone Number:


Emergency Management Coordinator:
Stephen A. Cirinna

Emergency Management Forms:
Downloadable forms
used in the Emergency Management office

Be Ready Iowa

Iowa Emergency Management Association

Federal Emergency
Management Agency

National Weather Service - Watches and Warnings

Citizen Corps

Citizen Preparedness Education

Iowa Homeland Security & Emergency Management

Fort Madison Fire Department

West Point Fire & Rescue

Donnellson Fire Station

St. Paul Fire Department