Emergency Management

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Our focus is emergency management and our goal is to lead the communities throughout the region to mitigate for, prepare for, respond to, and recover from emergency or disaster situations.   

The Phases of Emergency Management

Plan and Prepare Before it Happens Respond When it Happens
  • Training & exercises
  • Public education
a planning meeting
  • Coordinate response
Recover After it Happens Mitigate / Reduce Risk Before it Happens Again
  • Coordinate community recovery
flood recovery
  • Assess hazards, risks, and impacts
  • Reduce risks where possible
a dam to reduce future flooding