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Emergency Operations Center
207 East Railroad Street, Sandwich IL 60548


Our Mission Statement:

Sandwich EMA's task is to educate upon, prepare for, and assist in the mitigation of and recovery from emergency situations, whether naturally occurring or man-made, within the City of Sandwich and beyond. We are ready to provide these services anywhere, anytime, and under any conditions, without hesitation or regard for personal hardship. We train relentlessly, prepare meticulously, respond promptly, and perform flawlessly. Our appearance is neat and appropriate for duty when responding to our citizens’ needs. Our professional conduct and personal manner is beyond question, as we present ourselves as a credit to our city. We have chosen to perform these tasks not for reward or recognition, but to help keep our city a fine place in which to live.

WE ARE COMMON PEOPLE WHO DO UNCOMMON THINGS FOR THE GOOD OF OUR COMMUNITY. sm

BE A FORCE OF NATURE!

Sandwich EMA has been accepted as a Weather Ready Nation Ambassador organization. We will be working with FEMA and the National Weather Service to provide information to help you become a Force of Nature.

Sandwich EMA is an Associate Member of the Suburban Mutual Assistance Response Team and supports that organization's objectives.

"Oftentimes, the cause of disaster is one's unfamiliarity with a life-threatening situation."

Richard Koeneman, Forecaster, Chicago Tribune from "The Five Hazards of Convective Weather"

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