Emergency Management

Emergency Management is the managerial function charged with creating the framework within which communities and organizations reduce vulnerability to hazards and more effectively cope with disasters. This is best achieved by involving the "Whole Community"

Per Wisconsin Chapter 323, our program seeks to promote safer, less vulnerable communities within Calumet County. This is done by reducing the harmful effects of natural and man-made disasters through effective preparedness, response, recovery, and mitigation activities. We also strive to improve agency cooperation and communication, which is necessary to create a safer and more disaster-resilient county.

Weather Radio and Emergency Management Cycle
  1. Calumet County Receives a Hazard Mitigation Planning Update Grant

    Calumet County, like the rest of the State of Wisconsin, is vulnerable to a variety of disasters. Wisconsin has incurred disaster-related damages totaling nearly $3 billion in the last three decades, with almost half of that occurring in the 1990's alone. Read on...