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Pickens County Unmet Needs Committee to Host Benefit Dinner
By July 7, 2016 Read More →

Pickens County Unmet Needs Committee to Host Benefit Dinner

The Pickens County Unmet Needs Committee is hosting a benefit dinner to raise funds for continued work in the tornado recovery in the Sapps community. On February 2, 2016, an EF-2 tornado swept through areas of Pickens County, Alabama. While there thankfully were no fatalities or serious injuries, the damage to homes suffered by the community was significant. Many […]

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New Era of Flood Prediction and Response Tools Revealed
By June 10, 2016 Read More →

New Era of Flood Prediction and Response Tools Revealed

What can happen when you get diverse academic disciplines and determined practitioners working together to solve big problems? You may well get some big answers.Some exciting new flood-disaster management tools are now on the horizon and were unveiled this week kicking off the 2016 NOAA National Water Center Summer Institute. This innovative day demonstrated a new era of […]

Shelter Self-Registration – Press Release
By August 18, 2015 Read More →

Shelter Self-Registration – Press Release

The Tuscaloosa County Emergency Management Agency has launched a new service on their website for individuals to register their privately-owned storm shelters. Participants in the registration program will have information about their shelter, including the address and locations, added to a database available to emergency first responders. This database would be used in the event of a […]

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Public Shelter List – Press Release
By August 18, 2015 Read More →

Public Shelter List – Press Release

The Tuscaloosa County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) has created a comprehensive list of public storm shelters in Tuscaloosa County. The list details the location of each shelter and also plots them on a map of the county. Each of the eleven public storm shelters in the county has its location listed on the map. Clicking on […]

New EMA Website – Press Release
By July 10, 2015 Read More →

New EMA Website – Press Release

New Website for Tuscaloosa County EMA  Tuscaloosa, Ala. (June 12, 2015) – The Tuscaloosa County Emergency Management Agency launched its new website, TuscaloosaCountyEMA.org, on Friday, June 12.  This revamped website was designed with mobile optimization in mind, allowing users to quickly and easily access the site from any computer or mobile device.  “With the majority of people now […]

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