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Emergencies and Public Safety
Local Emergency Planning Committee

The LEPC is responsible for developing an emergency plan to prepare for and respond to chemical emergencies within the community.

Community Emergency Response Team

The DCEM CERT volunteer works under the direction of Emergency Management staff to prepare themselves, family members and friends for a local disaster event. Members participate in trainings and exercises to help ensure the community is ready for disasters and emergencies.

Disaster Response

Providing disaster response to citizens of Douglas County, Kansas.

Emergency Notifications

Emergency Notifications services provided by the county and the NE Kansas Regional Notification System.

Outdoor Warning Sirens

System of early warning devices to alert citizens outdoors of imminent severe weather.


Community education and emergency preparedness.

Fire and Burning

Fire and burning information, including fire departments.


Non-Emergency telephone numbers and information.

Weather Radios

Current weather alerts and forecast provided by the National Weather Service (NWS).Weather Alerts and Forecast