Sandwich IL Emergency Management Agency
Tom Ciciora - Director

Emergency Operations Center
207 East Railroad Street, Sandwich IL 60548

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"At the end of the day, you are responsible for yourself and your own safety. We're here to help."



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Attention Local Amateur Radio Operators:
Sandwich EMA is looking for amateurs to serve in RACES. Holders of all classes of licenses are welcome. ARRL ARECC Level 1 and OES a plus but not necessary. Those accepted will be required to complete FEMA Independent Study Courses IS100.a, IS200.a, IS700.a, IS800.b and IS802 within six months of appointment. Successful applicants will have the opportunity to serve their community via Amateur Radio in case of declared emergency. Contact us via email or phone for details.

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Regular meetings are held on the second Sunday of each month
at 7:00 P. M. in the EOC.

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Our Mission Statement:
Sandwich EMA's task is to educate upon, prepare for, and assist in the mitigation of and recovery from emergency situations, whether naturally occurring or man-made, within the City of Sandwich and beyond. We are ready to provide these services anywhere, anytime, and under any conditions, without hesitation or regard for personal hardship. We train relentlessly, prepare meticulously, respond promptly, and perform flawlessly. Our appearance is neat and appropriate for duty when responding to our citizens’ needs. Our professional conduct and personal manner is beyond question, as we present ourselves as a credit to our city. We have chosen to perform these tasks not for reward or recognition, but to help keep our city a fine place in which to live.
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Sandwich EMA is an Associate Member of the Suburban Mutual Assistance Response Team and supports that organization's objectives.

"Oftentimes, the cause of disaster is one's unfamiliarity with a life-threatening situation."
Richard Koeneman, Forecaster, Chicago Tribune from "The Five Hazards of Convective Weather"

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