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Jasper County Emergency Management
1030 W 2nd St S, Newton, IA 50208 Phone: 641-792-7555
Jasper County EMERGENCY NOTIFICATION SYSTEM
The CodeRed™ system provides city officials with the ability to provide pre-recorded emergency telephone notification/information messages to targeted areas or the entire city. Residents and businesses are encouraged to sign up for CodeRed™ to be sure they receive timely emergency notifications when alerts are issued. Sign up here
An Incident Command System (ICS) Toolbox has been provided by Region 1 Homeland Security for instruction with local Public Safety Personnel.
To View, click here
STAY SAFE We have purchased CodeRED Weather Warning to alert citizens in the path of severe weather.
ALERT TYPES Moments after a severe thunderstorm, flash flood or tornado warning has been issued by the National Weather Service, telephone messages will be sent to affected citizens.
CALLER ID You will know the call is from CodeRED Weather Warning when you see 800-566-9780. If you would like to hear the last message delivered to your phone, simply dial the number back.
PRIVACY Your contact information remains private. It will only be used for severe weather alerts, and in areas that have CodeRED for community notification, you will also receive messages delivered through the system.
OPT-IN TO GET THE CALL To receive alerts for any combination of severe weather warnings sign up here
The Jasper County Emergency Operations Basic Plan
To view, click here.
CodeRED Weather Warning
Homeland Security plans for and responds to both natural and human-caused disasters. The Division helps to coordinate activities before, during and after emergencies through partnerships with local, state, federal and private agencies. The Division's main objectives are to preserve life and reduce the impact of disasters.
Hazard Mitigation Planning
Building a disaster resistant community is an initiative that challenges Jasper County to undertake actions that protect families, businesses, and public facilities by reducing the effects of natural disasters. Reducing the effects of natural disasters makes economic sense, and it is a good public policy because it protects the citizens and the future of the community.
On September 20, 2011 FEMA approved the Jasper County Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan for the entire county. The plan is reviewed and updated every five years. To view, click here