Debbie Fox chosen as Director of Louisville Jefferson County Emergency Management Agency/MetroSafe
Debbie Fox Swearing in as Director
I am honored to have been chosen as the director for Louisville Jefferson County Emergency Management Agency/MetroSafe. Having been a part of our beginning as a phased project and now a professional public safety agency has been the highlight of my professional career. I am so very proud of the accomplishments of the men and women of EMA/MetroSafe who deliver high level professional service each and every day to both the public and public safety responders. Take some time to browse through our department’s pages to learn about our agency and see first-hand the dedicated abilities and talents of our employees. We are just a click away!
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Below are Public Service Announcements that are currently relevent:
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There is much more information about carbon monoxide, generators, and home heating there!
TRAIN DERAILMENT INFORMATION
Click here to get information on cost recovery from the train derailment that occurred October 29th, 2012.
Preparing for a Disaster
An emergency can strike anywhere, at any time. Are you prepared for disaster? Check out our Preparing for Disaster section to the left for tips to prepare for events such as extreme heat, extreme cold, floods, tornado warnings, and earthquakes.
SEVERE WEATHER SAFETY INFORMATION
With unpredictable severe weather conditions always in the forecast, please use caution when encountering downed power lines.
Use these tips when Planning for Disaster.
A Watch means inclement weather conditions / hazardous incident may occur in your area. Monitor weather conditions / hazardous incident closely.
A Warning means inclement weather conditions / hazardous incident is occurring or is imminent. Seek shelter immediately!
Learn how to protect yourself during various disasters. Click here.
All of Louisville's 9-1-1 call takers, dispatchers, and emergency management staff are operating out of one state-of-the-art facility: the MetroSafe building is located at 5th and Liberty Streets in downtown Louisville. ( Map it ). Read more about the facility.
Louisville Emergency Management Agency
The Louisville Metro Emergency Management Agency (EMA) is responsible for preparation, mitigation, response, and recovery from natural and manmade disasters through advance coordination with local, state and federal agencies. For more information regarding Louisville-Jefferson County Metro Emergency Management Agency, visit their website.