Author Archives: Emergency Manager

Make a Plan

This fall, sit down with your family and develop a plan. You’ll feel much better when an emergency or disaster occurs if you can have contact with your family. Figure out how to communicate in a disaster. Where will you meet up? What if you can’t be the one to pick up your young children?… 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 »

2018 Approved Cavalier County Multi-hazard Mitigation Plan

The Cavalier County Multi-hazard Mitigation Plan is available in final approved form at the Emergency Management Office located in the Cavalier County Courthouse. Public comment is requested and welcomed. Or, the link is below. Thank you to those that had input into this plan. Cavalier Co MHMP – DES FINAL – appendices

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 »