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Current News Updates & Alerts
Jasper County Emergency Management
1030 W 2nd St S, Newton, IA 50208 Phone: 641-792-7555
Jasper County EMERGENCY NOTIFICATION SYSTEM
The Alert Iowa 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 WENS/Alert Iowa Alerts 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
Hazard Mitigation Planning
Jasper County is currently updating the Jasper County Multi-Jurisdictional All-Hazard Mitigation Plan for all Jasper County communities, school districts, and unincorporated areas in Jasper County. We are requesting individuals to complete the survey at the link below.
This survey questionnaire provides an opportunity for you to share your opinions and participate in the mitigation planning process. The information you provide will help us better understand your hazard concerns and identify policies and projects that can help lessen the impact of future hazard events. It is very important that every community participate in this survey. Please complete the survey and return the address below. To complete the survey, click here
The Alert Iowa System is designated to instantly reach cell phones, landlines numbers, email addresses, and pagers when an urgent county alert needs to be communicated.
In the event of an emergency, a text message, voice call, or email will be sent to the contact information you register with the system. Sign up here
Jasper County Emergency Notification System
Severe Weather Awareness Week
Friday – Family Preparedness. Learn about family safety from natural and man made hazards. Additional information –Family Preparedness Pamphlet