The department coordinates all agencies within the jurisdiction to include public, private, and non-governmental organizations to ensure the protection of life and property in the event of threatened or actual natural disasters, terrorism, technological, or man-made events.
Emergency Management Responsibilities
Develops and maintains the county plan for reacting to emergencies
During an actual emergency, the director coordinates the action
Trains other agencies to respond to emergencies
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