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Emergency Management Program Development

Next Session: June 23, 2015

9th Annual U of O Emergency Management Conference

May 6, 7 & 8, 2015

Branstad, Northey provide update on avian influenza in Iowa; Branstad declares state of emergency in Iowa

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(DES MOINES) – Iowa Gov. Terry E. Branstad today was joined by Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey and Iowa Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management Director Mark Schouten to provide an update on the ongoing efforts to stop the avian influenza outbreak in Iowa. In addition, Gov. Branstad announced that he is declaring a state of emergency in Iowa.

Clayton County seeking Emergency Management Coordinator

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Clayton County, Iowa's Emergency Management Commission seeks an experienced Coordinator to manage the County's Emergency Management Agency. The Agency is a semi-autonomous organization that is financially stable, funded independently through federal and state grants and local property tax revenues. The Coordinator reports to the Chair of the Commission.