Emergency Management Office
Gracia Nelson, Emergency Manager
Roseau County Courthouse
606 5th Ave SW, Room 132
Roseau, Minnesota 56751
Roseau County Communication Plan
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The Emergency Management Office is open Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.
WHERE WE ARE LOCATED
The Emergency Management office is located in the Roseau County Courthouse in the Room 132 Office Suites.
FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Roseau County Emergency Management organization is a coordinating agency created by both Federal and State Laws and by County Board resolution for the purpose of saving lives and protecting property during natural, man made, and/or nuclear incidents.
The office is responsible for planning, coordination, administration and training in the areas of hazard mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery. These responsibilities include: the compiling of an all hazard risk and vulnerability analysis; the installment, supervision, and dissemination of warning systems; a knowledge of local, state and federal resources; and liaison with public and private organizations, the media and all levels of local state and federal government. A large amount of time is spent meeting with the various emergency response organizations at all levels of government.
Services to the public include, but are not limited to, notifying people of suspected, pending, or actual disaster, hazards, etc and educating the public to cope with such emergencies.
Web Site Links:
Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act Program
Minnesota Homeland Security and Emergency Management
National Weather Service - Red River of the North - MN Tributaries at Roseau
National Weather Service - Grand Forks
Federal Emergency Management Agency
US Department of Homeland Security
FEMA FOR KIDS
SMOKEY THE BEAR
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