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2016 / 2017 EOP Update has been completed and approved by IEMA for a two year period, update due by December 2018

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Get Ready To Shakeout!  Drop, Cover, and Hold On was held at 10:19 a.m. on October 19, 2017 during the Great ShakeOut Earthquake Drill

Recent Events:

Great Central U.S. Shakeout


The City of Salem Emergency Operations Plan (EOP) has been reviewed and approved by IEMA R9 Office. 12/12/2016  Next update due December 31, 2018

 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 3, 2017.  City of Salem Department of Emergency Management participated with vehicles and information table.

City of Salem participated with the IEMA Region Nine Earthquake Drill held on July 19, 2017








Emergency Operations Center 

  May 23, 2018


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

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