Emergency Management Agency


The Emergency Management Agency (EMA) prepares and carries out disaster response and recovery actions to prevent, minimize, repair, and alleviate injury and damage from natural, man-made, or nuclear disasters.

Disaster response is the local responsibility of cities, villages, and townships. McLean County EMA operates in a supportive role for state and federal agencies.


Key responsibilities of the department are:

  • Clinton Power Plant support
  • County Disaster Plan and Hazardous Materials Plan
  • HAZMAT response
  • Search and rescue
  • Weather watch

McLean County Functional Needs Registry