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Emergency Management Office

Kathy Sebby, Emergency Manager
Roseau County Courthouse
606 5th Ave SW, Room 132
Roseau, Minnesota 56751
218-463-3375



April 21st through April 25th is Severe Weather Awareness Week
Severe Weather Awareness Information
Tornado Shelters


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
http://www.epcra.state.mn.us/duty_officer/index.asp

Minnesota Homeland Security and Emergency Management
http://www.hsem.state.mn.us/

National Weather Service - Red River of the North - MN Tributaries at Roseau
http://www.crh.noaa.gov/cgi-bin/ahps.cgi?fgf&rosm5

National Weather Service - Grand Forks
http://www.crh.noaa.gov/fgf/

Federal Emergency Management Agency
http://www.fema.gov/

US Department of Homeland Security
www.Ready.Gov

FEMA FOR KIDS
http://www.fema.gov/kids/

KIDD SAFETY
www.cpsc.gov/kids/kidssafety/index.html

MCGRUFF
www.mcgruff.org

SMOKEY THE BEAR
www.smokeybear.com

SPARKY THE FIRE DOG
www.sparky.org/