Emergency Management

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We assist all emergency response agencies to ensure that the resources required for a safe and effective response and/or recovery are made available to the citizens of New Berlin. The department works with county, state, and federal agencies to ensure that all recovery resources are made available, including after the fact grants, loans, and public assistance programs.

The Emergency Management Department is also tasked with the responsibility of training and familiarizing the citizens of New Berlin to help them avoid becoming victims of man-made or natural disaster

Please visit the Municipal Code Chapter 24, Emergency Management for more information.


You can be sent free Emergency Alert  texts or email on your smart cellphone or computer by enrolling in the "Notify Me" program. Simply click on the "Notify Me" icon to the left and follow the simple enrollment instructions.

In times of City of New Berlin emergencies, please refer to the City's Emergency Management Facebook page  or Twitter feed @CityofNewBerlin

for the most current updates.

We recommend every home and business have a NOAA weather alerting radio with S.A.M.E. technology for the most current severe weather information and local warnings. The S.A.M.E. code for New Berlin (Waukesha Co.) is 055133.

Department Accomplishments


Storm Ready Certification

Walmart Weather Radio Donation 

NOAA Weather-Ready Nation Ambassador

STEP Program 


PD Squad Weather Radar Access

Storm Spotter Training 

Social Media Enhancement  

Elected Officials 101 

Public Schools StormReady / Emergency Procedures 

Damage Assessment Mobile Application

Severe Storms E.M. Activation