Emergency Preparedness

Responsibilities

The responsibilities of the Emergency Preparedness Division include:

  • Coordinating Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) and Radio Amateur Civil Emergency Service (RACES) activities
  • Coordinating intergovernmental cooperation
  • Maintaining plans for mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery to natural and man-made disasters and emergencies
  • Preparing, coordinating, and implementing pertinent grant and funding requests
  • Providing and/or coordinating training, drills, and exercises for all departments
  • Providing public assistance and information programs