Emergency Management

Emergency Management develops, organizes, directs and coordinates the town's Emergency Management Program with the goal of saving lives and protecting property by maintaining emergency operational capabilities that mitigate, prepare for, respond to, and recover from any emergency or disaster.

Emergency Management is responsible for accomplishing all of the following functions:
(1) Emergency Organization, Planning and Management
(2) Direction, Control and Warning
(3) Population Protection
(4) Training and Exercises


CODERED is a Community Notification System used by the Town of Westerly to keep citizens informed. General Alerts, Critical Community Alerts, Weather Warning notifications . . . Enrollment is free.

Sign up for CODE RED online.
CODE RED Weather Warning

Community Emergency Response Team

Registrations now being accepted for the June 2016 CERT Training Classes. View the 2016 June Training Class Schedule (PDF) and fill out our online registration form.
Westerly CERT Community Emergency Response Team

Hazards Training Tool

Westerly hazard mitigation education online course 2014

Hurricane / Emergency Flooding

In the event of a Hurricane or Emergency Flooding Incident along the shoreline, below are links to aerial maps of planned road closures and access points.

Maps of Beach Access Points / Road Closures