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City of Warrenville
28W701 Stafford Place
Warrenville, IL 60555
Ph: 630-393-9427
Emergency Management Agency
Services Provided
The Emergency Management Agency (EMA) is a volunteer entity of the City of Warrenville dedicated to the prevention and alleviation of injury and damage from any natural or technological disaster. EMA assists the City in the case of disasters - natural or otherwise - to help provide shelter, safety, and provisions to citizens and is responsible for the following services.

Preparation, Planning & Prevention
  • Develop emergency plans and procedures outlining the responsibilities of city government, as well as coordinate between city, county, state, and federal agencies
  • Develop and coordinate emergency preparedness plans, including preparation for a biological hazard
  • Develop and utilize readiness-training assessment of City departments and agencies
  • Assess potential hazards and notify City officials

Event / Incident Assistance
  • Provide traffic control for major city events, accidents/incidents, and emergencies
  • Coordinate emergency lighting or electric generation at incident sites
  • Assist Police and Fire departments as needed at incident sites
  • Support the Incident Command System at a scene of an emergency or disaster
  • Coordinate with private relief agencies such as the American Red Cross to ensure the provision of relief supplies
  • Assist in disaster recovery operations
  • Assume many of the responsibilities outlined in the Homeland Security Directives issued by federal and state agencies
  • Carry out other duties as needed to help cope with natural and man-made emergencies that occur in Warrenville

Education & Training
  • Develop and conduct emergency management training and education programs for City personnel and Warrenville citizens
  • Plan and conduct training exercises for EMA volunteers and city staff

Volunteer Opportunities
EMA always accepts applications from men and women age 18 and older, who are interested in helping cope with natural and man-made emergencies that occur in the Warrenville community or assist with maintaining traffic control and public safety at major City events. To volunteer, contact the EMA Coordinator.