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 and low impact events, as well as natural disasters.

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 and 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.