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Muskegon County Emergency Management is the coordinating agency for Muskegon County's preparedness and response to disasters and/or emergencies. Emergency Management directs the implementation of the Muskegon County disaster preparedness activity and is responsible for establishing and maintaining effective control and emergency services planning.


Services offered through Muskegon County Emergency Management include:

  • Muskegon County's Community Emergency Response Team (CERT)
  • Muskegon County's Hazardous Materials Response Team (HAZMAT)
  • Muskegon County's Radio Amateur Civil Emergency Service (RACES)
  • Muskegon County Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC)

Mission Statement

The mission of the Muskegon County Emergency Management Department, in cooperation with the Emergency Management Division of the Michigan State Police (EMD/MSP) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), is to save lives and protect property in this County. 

This will be accomplished by having an emergency plan and program that is developed and exercised according to State and Federal guidelines and which takes into account any unique circumstances within our County.