CHICAGO – Through the Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP), the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency […]
MADISON, Wis. – Wisconsin Emergency Management (WEM) is announcing an upcoming grant opportunity for nonprofit organizations that […]
Registration for the 2022 Governor’s Conference on Emergency Management & Homeland Security is now open! This year’s […]
MADISON, Wis. – From fires to floods, disasters can be scary for kids. September is Preparedness Month, and ReadyWisconsin encourages parents and educators to help protect children by teaching them how to be prepared for the unexpected.
CHICAGO – Through the Pre-Disaster Mitigation grant program (PDM), the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has released $1,626,338 to the village of Fox Point, Wisconsin for a resilient infrastructure project to protect the Lake Michigan shoreline from erosion.
While all disasters are local, sometimes an incident goes beyond a jurisdiction’s capability to respond. During a complex or prolonged response, such as the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the emergency management community has long recognized the need for a qualified team of experienced, well-trained individuals with specialized skills that can assist a local incident commander, which is known as an Incident Management Team (IMT).
MADISON, Wis. – The Wisconsin Department of Military Affairs announced Friday that Maj. Gen. Paul Knapp, Wisconsin’s adjutant general, has named Greg Engle as acting administrator of the Division of Wisconsin Emergency Management (WEM), effective immediately.