Region 5/6 was formed as an inter-jurisdictional agreement by Burt, Dodge and Washington Counties under the Nebraska Emergency Management Act. With offices located in the Dodge County Courthouse, Fremont, Region 5/6 is a full time office that provides emergency management services and coordination for the member counties.
Mitigation, Planning, Response and Recovery is the mission statement for Emergency Management.
Region 5/6 OEM also provides public awareness programs and training for emergency workers and first responders. Programs are available for HAZMAT, severe weather, radiological response and Terrorism.