Phases of Emergency Management

  1. Preparedness
  2. Response
  3. Recovery
  4. Mitigation


Preparedness takes the form of plans or procedures designed to save lives and to minimize damage when an emergency occurs. Planning, training, and disaster drills are essential elements of preparedness. These activities ensure that when a disaster strikes, emergency managers will be able to provide the best response possible.
  • Plans
    • Coastal Evacuation and Sheltering Plans
    • Continuity of Operations Plan
    • Emergency Operations Plan
    • Pet Friendly Sheltering
  • Public Awareness
    • Civic Group Presentations
    • Disaster Supply Kits
    • NOAA Weather Radio
  • Community Emergency Response Teams (CERT)