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Emergency Management

County Emergency Management 

The Cass County Emergency Management Agency is a county agency authorized by county resolution, and affirmed by city ordinances, county-city interlocal agreement, and state statutes. Cass County Emergency Management Agency is located in the Emergency Operating Center (EOC) on the lower level of the County Office Building on the Northeast corner of the Cass County Fairgrounds in rural Weeping Water.

Director- Chad Korte

Chief Deputy Director- Cassie Story 


  • Primary functions include assisting emergency services in planning for efficient operations during disasters.
  • Acting as a liaison between emergency operations agencies and State and Federal Agencies. 
  • Serving as county coordinator for homeland security.
  • Maintaining the EOC for use at any time.
  • Assisting local jurisdictions and public safety agencies in the development and maintenance of warning systems throughout Cass County.
  • Training severe storm spotters and coordinating storm watch operations.
  • Coordinating county-wide hazardous materials.
  • Planning, reporting, and response; planning and conducting various types of training exercises.
  • Instructing and assisting the general public in disaster procedures.
  • Assisting in developing and implementing disaster plans.

The EOC houses the Operations Room for use in coordinating disaster response operations and auxiliary communications facilities. The EOC has standby electrical power.



Nebraska Emergency Management Agency
Federal Emergency Management Agency
Environmental Protection Agency
National Weather Service, Omaha 


All inquiries can be addressed to this office at:
8400 144th St., Suite 200 Weeping Water, NE 68463-0195
Phone:(402) 267-6765
Fax: (402) 267-7945

After Hours Emergencies Call:
(402) 296-9370