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Emergency Management Agency (EMA)
Keeping You Safe
Disaster strikes anytime and anywhere. It takes many forms: a hurricane, a tornado, a flood, a fire or a hazardous spill, an act of nature, or an act of terrorism. It builds over days or weeks, or hits suddenly without warning. Every year, millions of Americans face disaster and its terrifying consequences. For these reasons, the Albany County Emergency Management Office (EMO) has been established. The EMO reports to the Albany County Board of Commissioners.

Services We Provide
Albany County Emergency Management:
  • Develops and maintains the Albany County's Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan, providing emergency management planning for the entire county
  • Coordinates emergency management activities, services, and programs within the county, which includes:
    • Helping equip local first responders
    • Making disaster assistance available to our communities, businesses, and individuals
    • Teaching people how to get through a disaster
    • Training and emergency simulations
    • Reviewing and providing technical assistance for all health care facilities (i.e., hospitals, nursing homes, adult living facilities, and ambulatory surgical centers) with developing and implementing disaster plans
  • Provides effective and orderly governmental control and coordination of emergency operations in emergencies within the scope of Wyoming State Statutes
  • Serves as liaison to the Wyoming Office of Homeland Security / Emergency Management and other local emergency management agencies and organizations
  • Serves as the liaison and the coordinator of municipalities' requests for state and federal assistance during pre- and post-disaster operations

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Contact Us
Rick Jansen
Albany County EMA Coordinator
rjansen@co.albany.wy.us

501 E. Ivinson Ave.
Laramie, WY 82070

Ph: (307) 721-1815

Fax: (307) 721-1816

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City Hall: 406 Ivinson St.   |   Laramie, WY 82070   |   Ph: (307) 721-5200   |   Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm