Osceola County Emergency Management Department

Osceola County Emergency Management (231) 832-6172          PO Box 25, Reed City, MI  49677

June 2015

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The Osceola County Emergency Management website is available to ensure convenient availability of emergency management information to local government, public and private entities, and especially citizens and families, with the intent of supporting efforts in protection/ prevention, preparedness, response, recovery, and mitigation through community partnerships.

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A multi-year project to update flood risks and develop detailed, digital flood hazard maps is nearing completion. As a result, property owners throughout Osceola County will have up-to-date and reliable information about their flood risk and property owners may learn that their risk is higher, or lower, than they thought.  

More information will be available soon.

Osceola County Flood Insurance Rate Maps Changing

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Below is a list of thing that you can do to achieve your goal this month. Choose at least one, and complete it.

Disasters change things. When an emergency happens you may have to decide what to do very quickly, while you are worrying about what might happen. By planning ahead, it will be easier to make the right decisions when the worst happens.

Go to http://do1thing.com/topics/communication for more information

Osceola County Hazard Mitigation Planning

Mitigation is any sustained action taken to reduce or eliminate long-term risk to life and property from hazards.

Hazard Mitigation Planning is the best action a local government can take to reduce risk and create a safer, more disaster-resilient community.

A Hazard Mitigation Plan approved by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) makes a community eligible for hazard mitigation grants, which are not otherwise available.

Osceola County is developing a county Hazard Mitigation Plan and invites all local communities and stakeholders to participate in the planning process.

Summer Preparedness

Keep a bucket of water or a garden hose handy in case of fire or other mishap.

Avoid buying fireworks that are packaged in brown paper because this is often a sign that the fireworks were made for professional displays and that they could pose a danger to consumers.

Learn more here!

July: Communications Plan

 Have the ability to communicate with family members during a disaster.