This is conducted through maintaining an Emergency Operations Center (EOC), implementing training and simulated exercises, activating community alerts, and more.
Emergency Management incorporates four phases:
Make a Plan
Build a Kit
Do you live and/or work in the City of Grand Rapids? Be in the know and register for emergency alerts today!
Sign up for the free Grand Rapids Emergency Alert System to receive emergency notifications for any location in the City of Grand Rapids. Notifications include evacuation notices, water boil alerts, weather warnings, and more. Alerts are received as a text message, email, or phone call. The type of notification will be dependent on the severity of the alert.
Redundancy is key. Get yourself a NOAA All-Weather Radio to stay informed during any situation.
Community Emergency Response Team (CERT)
Do 1 Thing
American Red Cross
Emergency Management Administrator
Allison Farole, MPA, CEM