2500 28th Street - PO Box 57 - Slayton, MN 56172

Emergency Management

Carl Nyquist, Emergency Management Services/Safety Director
Email: cnyquist@co.murray.mn.us
Office: 507-836-1111
Cell: 507-626-6634
Fax: 507-836-6155

2848 Broadway Avenue
PO Box 57
Slayton, MN 56172

What is Emergency Management?

Murray County Emergency Management is responsible for coordinating emergency preparedness throughout the county. In addition to the writing and coordination of emergency operation plans, we offer public education, and provide assistance to local jurisdictions and county agencies before, during, and after disasters strike. We work in collaboration with local, state, and federal officials, and partners with neighboring jurisdictions, to facilitate better preparedness, response, and recovery from natural and human-made disasters.

Emergency Management is:

  • The process of prevention, preparedness, response, and recovery from emergencies and disasters.
  • The focal point for overall coordination for all disasters.
  • Planning, training, conducting drills, testing equipment and coordinating activities with communities.

Effective Emergency Management relies on thorough integration of emergency plans at all levels of government and non-government involvement.

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