US Army Corps of Engineers
Rock Island District

District Projects

Emergency Response/Recovery Actions - Overview

Published March 8, 2019

Contact
Chief, Emergency Management Division
(309) 794-5230
CEMVR-EOC@usace.army.mil

Location
Entire District

Description
The Rock Island District is prepared to provide all hazard response and recovery assistance under the authority of Public Law (PL) 84-99 and PL 93-288. All hazard events include flooding, earthquakes, tornados, etc. On a national basis the District will respond to incidents of national significance such as hurricanes and weapons of mass destruction. 

The District Crisis Management Team consisting of senior staff elements is trained and ready to respond to disasters. Prior to flood season, trained Flood Area Engineer teams conduct annual inspections of the District flood protective systems in coordination with local sponsors. Flood fight supplies are stockpiled and flood fight equipment is serviced.

The District maintains trained cadre members to assist FEMA in accordance with the Stafford Act (PL93-288) and the National Response Framework.

Background 
The Rock Island District has played a key role in providing direct hazard response and recovery assistance during all major flood events throughout its area of operation. 

Status
Typically, the Rock Island District is called upon to provide direct assistance to our state partners on an annual basis. In addition to our District responsibilities, the Rock Island District is typically called upon on an annual basis to provide assistance outside of its area of operation to support national missions.

Authority
SI - Special Interest Public Law 84-99 and Public Law 93-288

Summarized Project Costs

Estimated Federal Cost  N/A 
Estimated Non-Federal Cost  N/A 
Estimated Total Project Cost  N/A 
Allocations Prior to FY 2019  N/A 
FY 2019 Allocation N/A
FY 2019 Total Capability  N/A 

 

Major Work Item Current Year
FY 2019:
  The District is prepared to provide direct and technical assistance during the next emergency event.  All flood teams are trained and ready to respond.  District flood fight supplies and equipment are fully stocked and maintained.