The Maple Grove Emergency Management Program includes preparation for special events, weather, homeland security, and unusual events that could affect the community.
The program involves the process of coordinating available resources to deal with emergencies and events effectively to save lives, avoid injury, and minimize economic loss. The planning involved has regulatory implications set forth by state and federal government.
Staff is available to assist residents and businesses to better prepare themselves for disasters such as tornadoes, winter storms, and floods.
Maple Grove has outdoor warning sirens to notify citizens to seek shelter immediately. Residents should turn on their TVs or radios for more weather-related information as well as information regarding other hazardous conditions affecting the city. All Maple Grove warning sirens are equipped with backup batteries to ensure operation during power outages.