Response Capabilities

Incident Action Planning

Emergency Operations Center

Emergency Operations Center

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EMA provides incident & event action planning services for public safety & government agencies. These plans are utilized by response managers & personnel to implement their operations in a coordinated & communicated manner that helps achieve their desired response objectives & priorities. 

Emergency Operations Center

Emergency Operations Center

Emergency Operations Center

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The Emergency Operations Center (EOC) is the single unified location identified & equipped where chief elected officials, agency administrators, and key stakeholders assemble during critical incidents & events to provide the direction, control, and coordination for responding agencies and organizations. 

Mobile Command Vehicle

Emergency Operations Center

Mobile Command Vehicle

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The Inter-agency Mobile Command Vehicle (MCV) is deployed by EMA to incidents in support of local agency responses that are longer in duration than standard incidents or require a larger on-scene command presence and incident support capabilities in planning, situational awareness, coordination & communication. 

Rapid Response

Equipment & Disaster Cache

Mobile Command Vehicle

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EMA maintains a small fleet of rapid response vehicles that can deliver EMA personnel & incident management support equipment to local incidents that require assistance with expanded scene & resource management operations that are not anticipated to be of duration or scope to require a full ICS deployment of the MCV or activation of the Emergency Operations Center.

Equipment & Disaster Cache

Equipment & Disaster Cache

Equipment & Disaster Cache

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EMA maintains a cache of equipment such as a disaster response trailer, mass casualty trailers, Red Cross shelter trailer, an 8" state-owned flood pump, sandbags, drinking water, John Deere Gators, handheld radios, barricades, portable command data/communications station & various pieces of support equipment.