Emergency management is a coordinated effort, involving local, state, and federal government agencies as well as volunteer organizations and businesses.
Within an integrated emergency management framework, these entities assist citizens and their communities to prepare for, respond to, recover from, and eliminate or reduce the effects of natural, man-made, civil, and technological emergencies or disasters.
The Scott County Emergency Management Agency is announcing a change to our Alert Iowa public communication tool. This system is utilized to inform our residents of emergencies such as weather or missing children (Amber Alerts). The State of Iowa has contracted a new vendor to provide this communication tool, which will significantly enhance the opportunity for the residents of Scott County and the entire state of Iowa to be notified of emergencies.