Author Archives: Emergency Manager

Draft Cavalier County Multi-hazard Mitigation Plan

The Cavalier County Multi-hazard Mitigation Plan is available in draft form at the Emergency Management Office located in the Cavalier County Courthouse. Public comment is requested and welcomed. Cavalier Co MHMP – Draft II (Pre-LEPC)

Surviving Winter in North Dakota

    Ahhh winter, it arrives whether we like it or not,  here are some ideas for what to do in  a blizzard; If you are lucky enough to have a fireplace have at it, what a luxury when the power is out! To stay warm otherwise, we use a stove hooked up to the… Read More »

Summer Weather

  Summer safety during these hot days! Check these tips from the National Weather Service   This is always a good time to test your own plans, and to check in to the plans of work, school, daycare. How To Prepare For A Tornado Update the copies of your important papers, prescriptions, banking and insurance.… Read More »

Summer Storms and Other Shelter Needs

According to Ready.gov how to shelter depends on the hazard you are sheltering from. I’ll use two hazards from our Multi-hazard Mitigation Plan: Tornado/Wind Storm and Hazardous Materials. During a tornado we all know that you should shelter in a basement, or on the lowest level away from corners, windows, doors and outside walls. Practice… Read More »

Controlled Burn Procedures

  Cavalier County has issued the following procedures for landowners, contractors, equipment operators, and outdoor enthusiasts when engaged in open area controlled burning situations.    The following procedures are to ensure that open burning is coordinated with the proper authorities for maximum safety to both people and property. Contact the Cavalier County Public Safety Answering Point… Read More »