Emergency Management Agency (EMA)

DocumentThe Village of Wauconda Emergency Management Agency (EMA) is the managerial function charged with creating the framework within which communities reduce vulnerability to hazards and cope with disasters. EMA volunteers seek to promote safer, less vulnerable communities with the capacity to cope with hazards and disasters. We provide these services by coordinating and integrating all activities necessary to mitigate against, prepare for, respond to, and recover from emergencies and disasters whether natural or man made.

Services provided:

  • Support and coordination of the Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) volunteer program.
    • Emergency Preparedness training
    • Speakers bureau
  • Severe weather monitoring
    • Special events and emergencies
  • Emergency operations support and coordination
    • Emergency Operations Center - 109 W Liberty Street Wauconda, IL 60084
  • Ground search and rescue operations

For information regarding EMA, contact the Wauconda Police Department at (847) 526-2421.