Emergency Management

Michigan Severe Weather Awarness Week and SKYWARN Training Classes for 2019

April 8-14 is Michigan Severe Weather Awarness. Wayne County wants all residents and visitors to be safe during severe weather. Take some time to go through the packet listed below which was prepared by the Michigan Committee for Severe Weather Awarness (MCSWA), a coalition formed in 1991 to promote safety awareness and coordinate public information efforts regarding tornadoes, flooding, lightning and winter weather.

Michigan Severe Weather Awarness Week

Click this button for a list of our 2019 SKYWARN classes. All classes are open to the public and no reservations are necessary.

Skywarn Classes

Wayne County Asks You To Be Prepared. Wayne County is taking steps to become educated, trained, and better prepared, and we urge you to take time to do the same at home. There are simple steps you can take to better prepare yourself and your family. Wayne County Executive Warren C. Evans and the Wayne County Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management encourage you to take a look at the attached Citizens Reference Guide to be prepared for emergency situations that may occur.

Our Group Purpose Statement

The purpose of the Emergency Management group is to set forth administrative and operational policies and procedures that will provide for an efficient utilization of all resources during the occurrence or threat of widespread or severe damage, injury, or loss of life or property to governmental jurisdictions, businesses and the residents of Wayne County so they can identify, prepare, and respond to emergencies.

Emergency Management

The Wayne County Emergency Management program provides comprehensive planning, training, data and grant management services for local government jurisdictions and the general public so they can have the knowledge and ability to prepare for all emergencies.

  • Wayne County Communication Plans
  • Nuclear Incident Response Plans
  • SARA III/302 Sites (Extremely Hazardous Substances) Reports
  • Disaster Response Tracking Reports
  • Aircraft Incident Response Plans
  • Pre and Post Emergency Maps, Charts, and Graphs
  • State Program Achievement Reports
  • SARA III/302 (Extremely Hazardous Substances) Plans
  • Continuity of Operations Exercises
  • Provide Plans as Required by Emergency Management Act (Public Act 390 of 1976) and other mandated plans
  • Wayne County Business Hazard Plans
  • Community Profiling Databases/Spreadsheets
  • Public Awareness Training Sessions
  • Equipment Loans
  • Emergency Operations Inquiry Responses
  • Preparedness Exercises
  • Jurisdictional (First Responder) Preparedness Training
  • Emergency Preparedness Training Sessions
  • Executive Preparedness and Mitigation Status Reports
  • Damage Assessment Financial Reports and Mitigation Costs

Emergency Operations Center

The Emergency Operations Center provides organization, coordination, and direction services to Wayne County Disaster Relief forces and the municipalities so they can communicate, save lives, reduce casualties, and minimize property damage.

  • Damage Assessments
  • Public Service Announcements
  • Public Notifications
  • Emergency Communications Network & Equipment
  • Emergency Incident Status Reports
  • Hazardous Event Response
  • Public Health Assessments Coordination
  • Response Equipment Coordination
  • Resource Deployments
  • Recovery Activities (Clean-up, Debris, Removal, Infrastructure, etc)
  • Damage Reports
  • Pre and Post Emergency Maps, Charts, and Graphs
  • Food & Shelter Coordination Services
  • After Action Reports
  • Communication Services (Emergency Operation Center, Phones, Family Center Phones, Radios, Satellite Communications, Fax, LEIN Teletype)
  • Disaster Response Tracking Reports