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2018 / 2019 EOP Update has been completed and approved by IEMA for a two year period, update due by December 31 2020

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Upcoming Events

Get Ready To Shakeout!  Drop, Cover, and Hold On was held at 10:19 a.m. on October 17, 2019 during the Great ShakeOut Earthquake Drill

Salem Home Show, March 2nd and 3rd, 2019.  Stop by and visit our booth!

Public Safety Night at the Marion County Fair, Thursday August 1, 2019

Recent Events:  The Great Shakeout was held on October 17, 2018

 The City of Salem Emergency Operations Plan (EOP) has been reviewed and approved by IEMA R9 Office. 11/30/18  Next update due December 31, 2020

 Two major structure fires occurred in Salem on September 25 and 27, 2015.   Several area fire departments assisted Salem Fire District, Marion County EMA, City of Centralia EMA assisted Salem EMA.  The City of Salem was accredited a Full Scale Exercise with this event.

Salem Emergency Management along with Salem Police Department participated in the "Operation Wildcat" State Weapons of Mass Destruction Team Full Scale Exercise-MSEL- on December 7-8, 2016

Public Safety Night was held at the Marion County Fair on Thursday August 2, 2018.  City of Salem Department of Emergency Management participated with vehicles and information table.








Emergency Operations Center 

  May 21, 2019


Welcome to the City of Salem Department of Emergency Management (DOEM) Website. 

 We are here to serve and protect the citizens of Salem, Illinois and the surrounding areas.  We provide the information contained on this web site for the purpose of informing you and all citizens alike with critical information as power to help save your life, we strongly encourage you to sign-up on Nixle for Salem Alerts.  Throughout this site you will learn about our agency and disaster preparedness.  This web site was built and is maintained voluntarily.  We will update this site at our earliest convenience to provide you with the most up to date information

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