Emergency Management

Partners in Preparedness

“Together We Reach the Goal.”

The Vermilion County Emergency Management Agency supports government and private agencies responding to a variety of emergency situations which threaten the public, and ensures resources are available. Emergency Management also works to keep the public informed in emergencies, as well as educate the community about ways to take care of their families in emergency situations.


Welcome to the Vermilion County Emergency Management website. This site contains information and resources related to disasters and emergency preparedness. Here you will find information about emergency management, disasters, hazards, and preparedness for individuals, families, businesses, and animals.


The Vermilion County Emergency Management Agency provides guidance to local government, private sector, non-governmental organization and not-for-profit group stakeholders and decision makers and private citizens through emergency preparedness education and training, advanced planning and situational awareness to improve their overall preparedness, planning, mitigation, response and recovery capabilities in the event of large-scale catastrophic incidents.

Emergency Alerts

Receive immediate warning information for Tornadoes, Severe Thunderstorms, Flash Flooding or any other dangerous and hazardous conditions that could affect you and your family. And receive it directly on your cellphone!

Just complete the sign up form in the widget below, be sure to check the box for “I accept the Terms & Conditions and the Privacy Policy” and then click “SIGN UP” and you’re done!

Then no matter where you are, when the Vermilion County Emergency Management Agency sends out an Advisory, Alert or Warning for the citizens of Vermilion County, you will receive the text on your cellphone!

You just have to have a cellphone capable of receiving text messages.

Don’t delay. Protect yourself and your family.