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Jasper County Emergency Management
1030 W 2nd St S, Newton, IA 50208 Phone: 641-792-7555
Jasper County EMERGENCY NOTIFICATION SYSTEM
The CodeRed™ system provides city officials with the ability to provide pre-recorded emergency telephone notification/information messages to targeted areas or the entire city. Residents and businesses are encouraged to sign up for CodeRed™ to be sure they receive timely emergency notifications when alerts are issued. Sign up here
An Incident Command System (ICS) Toolbox has been provided by Region 1 Homeland Security for instruction with local Public Safety Personnel.
To View, click here
On September 20, 2011 FEMA approved the Jasper County Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan for the entire county. The plan is reviewed and updated every five years.
To view, click here
ALERT TYPES Moments after a severe thunderstorm, flash flood or tornado warning has been issued by the National Weather Service, telephone messages will be sent to affected citizens.
OPT-IN TO GET THE CALL To receive alerts for any combination of severe weather warnings click on the logo above.
The Jasper County Emergency Management Agency is soliciting proposals from firms with relevant experience to provide planning services for the update of the Countywide Multi-Jurisdictional Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan. A copy of the Request for Proposal (RFP) can be found here. The proposals are due by 5:00PM on September 26, 2014.
Hazard Mitigation Planning
Building a disaster resistant community is an intiative that challenges Jasper County to undertake actions that protect families, businesses, and public facilities by reducing the effects of natural disasters. Reducing the effects of natural disasters makes economic sense, and it is a good public policy because it protects the citizens and the future of the community.