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Comprehensive Emergency Plan


The Polk County Comprehensive Emergency Plan (CEP) is the document that provides the foundation for all disaster and emergency preparedness, response, recovery, and mitigation operations conducted within Polk County, Iowa.

The Base Plan outlines the basic concepts, roles, responsibilities, processes, and coordinating structures for managing emergency incidents. It includes appendixes for a glossary of terms, list of acronyms, and continuity of operations/government.

Please click on the document below for the public version of the Base Plan.


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Polk County Emergency Management
1907 Carpenter Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50314
(515) 286-2107

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