John "Rusty" Russell, Director
P.O. Box 308
Huntsville, AL 35804
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Huntsville - Madison County, Alabama
Welcome to the Huntsville-Madison County Emergency Management Agency's home page. The Huntsville-Madison County Emergency Management Agency is a city-county government agency, which serves the population that works, lives, and visits in Madison County. This site has been developed to provide you information about Emergency Management, individual emergency preparedness for the hazards we face in Madison County, and how we can mitigate their effects. We welcome any comments and suggestions that you have concerning our website or our program. Please contact us by phone at (256)427-5130 or by email.
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Huntsville - Madison
County EMA News...
The testing of the outdoor warning siren system is conducted on the first Wednesday of the month at 12:00 noon, weather permitting.
Amateur radio operators - The Radio Amateur Civil Emergency Service (RACES)/Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES) Meetings are held on the second Thursday of the month in the Emergency Operations Center at 6:00PM. Please call EMA at (256)427-5130 if you need directions.
CERT Class 44 for the Campus Church at Oakwood University graduated October 28th, 2013. Madison County has a total of 840 CERT graduates.
CERT Class 45 is being held at Dynetics in January and February 2014.
CERT Class 46 will be held at SAIC in February thru April for employees
CERT Class 47 will be held for the Lake Forest neighborhood in March and April 2014.
The next Storm Spotter class will be held Tuesday, March 4, 2014 6:00PM - 8:30PM at the Columbia High School auditorium. Columbia High School is located in Cummings Research Park at 300 Explorer Blvd. Click here for directions.
If your group is interested in CERT training, please contact Scott Worsham at 256-427-5128 or if you are in the city of Madison, please contact Madison Fire/Rescue at 256-772-3326. Classes require a minimum of 15 students and a maximum of 30. There is no fee for the course. Classes are usually held 1 night per week for 8 weeks.
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To minimize the effects of hazards and disasters upon the population and property of the Huntsville-Madison County area through an all-hazards integrated emergency management approach which includes the four phases of emergency management: mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery.
Madison County Fire/Rescue/EMS Organizations
(HEMSI) Huntsville Emergency Medical Services, Inc.
Huntsville Fire & Rescue
Huntsville Cave Rescue Unit, Inc.
Huntsville-Madison County Rescue Squad, Inc.
Madison (City) Fire & Rescue
Madison County Volunteer Fire Departments
Madison County Law Enforcement Agencies
Madison County District Attorney
Madison County Sheriff
Alabama A&M University Public Safety
Calhoun Community College Public Safety
Oakwood University Public Safety
University of Alabama Huntsville Police
US Army Redstone Arsenal
US Army Redstone Arsenal Police & Fire
Browns Ferry Nuclear Power Plant
Other Emergency Management Organizations in Our Region:
Alabama Association of Emergency Managers
Alabama Emergency Management Agency
Colbert County Emergency Management Agency
Cullman County Emergency Management Agency
Florence-Lauderdale County Emergency Management Agency
Gadsden-Etowah County Emergency Management Agency
How you can help:
How to Help Victims of Disasters
American Red Cross
CASA of Madison County
National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (VOAD)