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Disasters strike anytime and anywhere. It takes many forms – a tornado, flood, winter storm, fire, a hazardous spill or acts of terrorism. To prepare for these disasters, emergency management can be defined as the coordination and integration of all activities necessary to build, sustain, and improve the capability to prepare for, protect against, respond to, recover from or mitigate against threatened or actual natural disasters, acts of terrorism, or other manmade disasters.

Are you ready for severe weather? Each year, Todd County in collaboration with HSEM, National Weather Service and local agencies sponsors Severe Weather Awareness Week in Todd County. The week is designed to refresh, remind and educate everyone about the seasonal threats from severe weather and how to avoid them.  It's also a great time to make and practice your emergency plan and build or refresh your emergency preparedness kit.    
November 10 - 14, 2014Todd County residents, minimize risks and mitigate the hazards of winter, the Minnesota Department of Public Safety — in collaboration with the National Weather Service and other state, federal and non-profit agencies — sponsors “Winter Hazard Awar
Minnesota Severe Weather Awareness Week is April 21-25, 2014
Are you ready for severe weather? The week of April 21-25 is a great time to make and practice your emergency plan and build an emergency kit.  

Two of the most important events during Severe Weather Awareness Week are the annual statewide tornado drills. These drills are scheduled for Thursday, April 24, 2014 at 1:45 p.m. and 6:55 p.m. 

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