Emergency Management & Preparedness

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Monroe Fire Department provides emergency management services for the city and works closely with Union County Emergency Management to coordinate these services. Emergency management responsibilities include coordination of planning, response and recovery for major emergencies and disasters. The Fire Chief serves as Monroe’s Emergency Coordinator. The Deputy Chief over Administration serves as the Assistant Emergency Coordinator and Emergency Operations Center (EOC) Manager. The department provides outreach to local business and industry for emergency planning and evacuation.

Emergency Management planning and information can be found at the following links

Ready.gov
Ready. gov allows you to prepare for natural disasters and hazards at home and work.
Union County
Union County Emergency Management connects you to the Union County Fire Marshal, Union EMS, and Union County Sheriff’s Office.
Redcross
American Red Cross-Union County Chapter provides you with health & safety training along with emergency shelter information.
 CDC
The Centers for Disease Control informs you of health risk, outbreaks, and travel information.
 NC EM
The North Carolina Department of Emergency Management can provide you with emergency drills and severe weather information.
 FEMA
FEMA can provide disaster assistance and preparedness information.
 NC Forestry
The North Carolina Forestry Service can provide you with weather reports/situations, education, and news releases.
 NWS
The National Weather Service gives information on weather alerts and air quality.

 

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