My County has a Plan for Disasters

Type
Publication
Date of Publication
April 24, 2024
Price
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Overview

This 2-page publication covers how your local emergency management officials have prepared to respond to disasters in your community, whether they occur naturally, man-made, or are the result of a national threat.

In each community, several individuals and agencies work together to write and practice carrying out the local emergency management plan. These include elected officials, governmental departments (example: county road and bridge division), agencies (example: county sheriff's office), and other groups (example: Red Cross). The emergency management plan has four parts: a basic plan, an emergency support function, and annexes and standard operating procedures. This plan uses the National Incident Management System principles and concepts throughout the entire process.

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