Office of Emergency Management and Homeland Security
The Office of Emergency Management and Homeland Security is responsible for coordinating emergency planning, disaster preparedness and response training for the City of Milwaukee and our partners in the adjoining five-county region known as the Milwaukee Urban Area Security Initiative. Our mission is to create a multi-jurisdictional, multi-disciplinary network of government agencies and community stakeholders in order to prevent, prepare for, respond to and recover from major disruptive events, thereby mitigating impact on southeastern Wisconsin.
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News and Information
Learn more about the Lake Michigan Ice Rescue exercise held on March 2, 2017.
When spring hits, whether it’s “official” or feels like spring, many of us are eager to get out of the office and into the fresh air. However, too much rain or thawing snow after a long winter from mountains can bring severe flooding. Floods are the most common and costly natural disaster in the United States.
With so much personal information being available online, businesses and individuals alike need to ensure their online activity is safe from prospective cyber threats. Learn more about protecting yourself from the technological dangers of our world today.
Whether you are a student, teacher, or simply an interested citizen, there are emergency management simulation games online that can teach you how to deal with various types of disasters. Click here to gain access to these fun and free interactive games!
Learn more about the importance of quick and trustworthy systems alerts from FEMA that will keep you and your family safe in the case of an emergency.
Is your home or business protected through the use of smoke detectors? Have you replaced those smoke detectors in the last 10 years? Learn more about fire safety and prevention.
Lake Michigan Ice Rescue March 2017
Interoperable Communications Coordinator
Phone: (414) 286-5130