North Mankato, Minnesota

Emergency Management

Emergency Management

Civil Defense

Emergency Management
Preparedness is one of the four phases of Emergency Management and preparedness is the one that every citizen can actively participate in to be ready to deal with a variety of emergencies and/or disasters. The other three phases are:
  1. Reponses
  2. Recovery
  3. Mitigation
Many web sites are available to help citizens prepare for emergencies. A good web site to start with in preparing is: A few more web sites that may help with planning are:


Sirens in North Mankato have been strategically located so as to provide as much overlap in sound coverage as possible. Sirens, however, are primarily designed for outdoor notification. Therefore, Emergency Management highly recommends that all persons purchase additional notification devices such as weather radios, severe weather pagers, scanners, portable radios, etc.
North Mankato sirens have three sound functions which are:
  1. Steady Tone = Severe Weather
  2. Wail = Nuclear Attack
  3. Voice = Information and/or Instructions
Contact Information

Other Emergency Management questions can be directed to:

Ross Gullickson, Police Chief and Emergency Management Director

City of North Mankato
1001 Belgrade Avenue
North Mankato, MN 56003

Phone: (507) 625-7883 
Fax: (507) 625-1327