Our Mission:

 

Stokes County Emergency Management works to protect the citizens of Stokes County from the effects of natural and technological disasters, under the guidance and direction of the County Manager and Board of Commissioners.

Welcome to the website of Stokes County Emergency Management. Thank you for

visiting, we hope that you find your

experience enjoyable and informative. Please let us know what you think of our website.

Our Goals:

 

Prevention: To reduce demand for emergency interventions. Prevention efforts

include Hazard Mitigation, Public Education, Scenario Planning, and Preparedness Exercises.

Response:   Maintain a 24 hour, 7 day a week on-call position for high-impact events such as mass casualty events and low-impact events such as, search and rescue; natural disasters such as tornados, hurricanes, wildfires, and earthquakes; recovery; and technological disasters such as hazardous materials release.

Recovery:  Responsibilities include compiling damage assessments, initiating

requests for State and Federal disaster assistance funds, coordinating distribution of relief goods and equipment, and curfew and re-entry coordination.

On-Scene Response:  Stokes County EM may respond on scene as deemed

appropriate to serve as a liaison between the Incident Commander and outside

agencies. The EM Director shall coordinate all requests for State or Federal agency support.

Information:  The information posted on this website, as well as, other published information is intended to provide you and your family with basic information for your safety.

Contact Information:

Stokes County Emergency Services
P.O. Box 20

Danbury, NC 27016

Phone: 336-593-2423
Fax: 336-593-4017
Email:
mstevens@co.stokes.nc.us

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This page was last updated on 09/20/05 at 7:46pm