Our Mission

Mitigation

OEM actively looks for ways to reduce and/or eliminate natural and man-made risks and their affects on people and property.

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Polk County Hazard Mitigation Plan

Preparedness:

OEM develops emergency plans, trains first responders, and actively disseminates important information to residents.

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Response:

OEM responds to emergencies through information dissemination, resource coordination, debris management and shelter operation.

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Recovery:

OEM, first responders, leaders in the private and public sector, utility workers, and volunteers work together to help our community recover from emergencies and disasters.