MADISON, Wis. — Halloween is a great opportunity for kids and adults to have a scary good time. ReadyWisconsin wants everyone to creep it real and have some spooktacular fun, while also making sure the stay safe and trick-free this October.
MADISON, Wis. — The internet has made everything from paying bills to staying in touch with family easier. It has also opened many new ways for criminals to target sensitive personal and financial information, making it essential that everyone learn how to protect themselves. To encourage everyone to learn more about their digital risk, Gov. Tony Evers has declared October Cybersecurity Awareness Month in Wisconsin.
MADISON — Gov. Tony Evers today signed Executive Order #47 declaring a State of Emergency for Chippewa, Clark, and Dunn counties, after strong storms hit the area Tuesday night, producing a tornado that injured two people and damaged over a dozen homes and other structures. The storm also downed trees and power lines, leaving several thousand utility customers without power.
MADISON, Wis. — As the people of Wisconsin, businesses and local governments continue looking for new ways to fight potential cyber attacks, collaboration remains one of the best tools available to combat the threat. That was a recurring message on display at Wisconsin’s seventh Annual Governor’s Cybersecurity Summit, held this past Monday on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.
STEVENS POINT, Wis. — Wisconsin emergency managers from across the state gathered in Stevens Point last week for the 10th Annual Wisconsin Emergency Management Association (WEMA) Conference to discuss best practices for keeping the citizens of Wisconsin safe.
MADISON, Wis. — When a disaster strikes, every member of the family should know how to remain safe — including children. September is Preparedness Month, and ReadyWisconsin encourages everyone to make sure the children in their life know what to do during an emergency.
MADISON, Wis. — Disasters happen, which is why it’s important for everyone in Wisconsin to learn how they can protect themselves, their family, and their community. To help encourage everyone to be ready, Gov. Tony Evers has declared September Preparedness Month in Wisconsin. The declaration coincides with the observance of National Preparedness Month.
MADISON — Gov. Tony Evers today announced a Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) major disaster declaration for 17 Wisconsin counties and two tribes affected by severe storms, tornadoes, and flooding in July. The declaration comes after the governor last week formally requested a federal disaster declaration for affected areas.
MADISON, Wis. – The Labor Day weekend is a chance to get out and enjoy one last summer adventure before the school year begins and the weather turns cooler. Whether you are staying local or taking a trip, ReadyWisconsin encourages you to make safety a priority.
MADISON – As the end of summer approaches, students are getting ready to go back to school. ReadyWisconsin is also encouraging students and parents to make family emergency preparedness part of their back to school planning.
MADISON — Gov. Tony Evers today has requested a federal disaster declaration for 18 Wisconsin counties and two tribes for damage sustained from severe storms, tornadoes, and flooding in July. The request would provide federal disaster assistance to help local governments and electric cooperatives recover some of their costs from responding to the storms, protecting citizens, removing debris, and repairing roads and other infrastructure.
Gov. Tony Evers announced on Friday the state is requesting that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) conduct a Preliminary Damage Assessment (PDA) in Wisconsin. The PDA will look at 17 counties and two tribal reservations impacted by storms that occurred in the state July 18-20... Read Full Incident Report
MADISON — Gov.Tony Evers has requested the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to conduct a Preliminary Damage Assessment (PDA) later this month for 19 Wisconsin counties and tribes hit hard by severe storms, flooding, straight line winds and tornadoes. This is the first step in potentially requesting federal disaster aid for local governments as they recover from the storms.
Wisconsin Emergency Management continues to monitor and support debris removal operations in the state, following powerful storms July 18-20 and on July 28. These storms produced at least 19 tornadoes and straight-line winds in multiple counties, downing trees and knocking out power to hundreds of thousands of people. Read Full Incident Report