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Free weather radio programming
We offer free weather radio programming.
             Welome 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.

About EMA
 This leads to the FEMA site 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!

Prepare For Emergencies
 We broke down the seasons to help you prepare easier.
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

Current Weather

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.

Travel and Road Conditions

 See what's coming up, attend a training meeting or just stay informed.
Upcoming Events
 Learn what SKYWARN is and you can fill out an application to join our team if you choose.

 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

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

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

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