Emergency Management


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Is your family prepared? If an emergency happens in your community, it may take emergency workers some time to reach you as they respond first to those in greatest need. For information on getting prepared, evacuation or shelter in place, please visit the Government of Canada website. Do you know how to shelter-in-place? Watch our video guide on sheltering-in-place


Alberta Emergency Alerts are issued by the communities where a disaster or emergency is occurring. By signing up to receive this information directly, you will be better informed about potential risks to your health, safety or community. 

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For events big and small, it is crucial to share information with First Responders like County Fire, Patrol, and the RCMP to minimize or prevent the loss of life and property. Please refer to the bylaw for a list of exempted public events that do not require an application fee. If you have any questions, please contact Emergency Management Officer Tina Colberg at 403.348.2036 or click the link below to email.

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Red Deer County's Emergency Management Team is comprised of staff, contracted agencies and Regional and Mutual Aid partners. The County Center is also home to a state of the art Emergency Coordination Center (ECC), which not only serves as a place for the County's emergency management staff to operate effectively in times of crisis, but is also available to other municipalities to utilize.