Emergency Management

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Emergency Management serves to prepare and protect Otter Tail County communities and people before, during, and after an emergency or disaster.

Whether caused by nature, technology, or human actions, Emergency Management works to develop programs, resources, and best practices in partnership with communities, organizations, businesses, and residents that will ensure a countywide state of disaster prevention and readiness.

In times of emergency/disaster, Emergency Management:
• Facilitates the county government response
• Coordinates with impacted local governments
• Interfaces with responding state and federal agencies
• Supports affected businesses/industries
• Provides information & guidance to residents and visitors
• Secures resources to support short and long-term recovery efforts


News & Meetings

Upcoming Events

Christmas Eve

December 24, 2018 12:00 pm
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Christmas Day

December 25, 2018 12:00 am
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New Year’s Day

January 1, 2019 8:00 am
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Martin Luther King Jr. Day

January 21, 2019 8:00 am
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Presidents Day

February 18, 2019 8:00 am
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Contact Info

Mailing Address:
520 West Fir Avenue, Fergus Falls, MN, USA

Patrick Waletzko
Emergency Manager


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