Welcome to Henry County, Iowa Official Website

Emergency Management

Contact Information

Walt Jackson

EM Coordinator


EM Office
900 West Washington Street Mt. Pleasant, IA 52641


Mon - Friday 

8:00 am - 4:30 pm


(319) 385-1479  


(319) 385-1436




Duties of the County EMA

Henry County EMA is responsible for county emergency planning requirements developed by the Iowa Homeland Security and Emergency Management Division under Chapter 29C and works in cooperation with the emergency response agencies within Henry County to develop emergency response planning, response and recovery guidance, and serves as the initial contact and liaison for Iowa Homeland Security issues at the state and federal levels.


The Office of Emergency Management is governed by Chapter 29C State Code

of Iowa and enforced by the Henry County Emergency Management Commission consisting of Chair and Vice Chair positions selected from the commission members which consist of the Mayors of the incorporated cities within the county, a Board

of Supervisor member, and the Henry County Sheriff. 

Kids Korner - Emergency Preparedness for Kids

For kids and families to learn about Weather and Fire Safety and resources for Disaster Planning.

Weather Related Links
Fire Safety Links