Donna Sanderson, Director
50058 Airport Rd
Aberdeen, MS 39730
The Monroe County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) is responsible for coordinating the County’s preparation for and response to emergency situations. Monroe County is exposed to many hazards, which have the potential for disrupting the communities, causing damage and creating casualties. Natural hazards include floods, tornadoes and severe thunderstorms.
Monroe County also faces the threat of hazardous material accidents involving transportion, pipelines, manufacturing plants and sttorage tanks on the highways and in the county’s industrial sites.
To address these potential threats, the EMA publishes the County’s emergency management plan, which provides the framework upon which the county prepares for, responds to and performs its emergency response functions during times of natural or man-made disasters.
You can use the link below to sign up for CODE RED, which is free to you as a citizen of Monroe County. Once you have registered the telephone numbers at which you want to be notified, you will be alerted in the event that emergencies such as those mentioned in the first paragraph above are posted.