Emergency Management is...
the managerial function charged with creating the framework within which communities reduce vulnerability to hazards and cope with disasters.
Phases of Emergency Management
Foundation of emergency management. Activities designed to reduce or eliminate long-term risk
Ensure that when disaster strikes, emergency personnel are able to provide the best response
Includes actions taken immediately after a disaster occurs
Long-term – return community to “normal”
Learn how to put together an emergency kit
Learn how to plan for an emergency
Get information on different types of hazards and how they could affect you