Emergency Management Agency

  1. Providing Child Care for Essential Personnel

    Story County Emergency Management and several community partners are collaborating to gather information from individuals interested in providing temporary child care for essential personnel during the COVID 19 outbreak. Read on...
  2. FEMA & SBA Assistance

    Story County Emergency Management is working with Iowa Homeland Security to help jurisdictions and certain private nonprofit organizations manage the financial burden of COVID-19 Read on...
  3. COVID-19 Information

    Story County EMA has developed a COVID-19 section with links to response and recovery information. Read on...
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Emergency management protects lives and property by integrating response partners’ disaster preparation, response and recovery efforts across Story County and with state and federal agencies.  We are committed to working with your elected officials to reduce the risk of natural and man-made disasters in the most efficient and effective manner possible.


Story County Emergency Management shall assist public officials, emergency responders, schools, hospitals, industry and the public to promote emergency preparedness, assist with the coordination of disaster response and recovery operations and will encourage mitigation efforts in all jurisdictions to ensure the safety and welfare of the residents of Story County, before, during, and after a disaster or large scale emergency.

Sign up for Story County Emergency Alerts!  Get phone, email, and text emergency messages.

Storm and Damage Reports

Information you report during and immediately after a severe storm can provide Emergency Management the situational awareness we need to get the right resources where they are needed.  If you need immediate assistance, call 911.  Otherwise, the link below takes you to a simple online form so you can tell us about storm damages to your neighborhood or to your property. This information will be used to help the National Weather Service, first responders, and community leaders understand the impacts of these storms.  The information you provide is very valuable, please take a few minutes to let us know about your damages.

Damage Reporting Link