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Emergency Support Functions


Emergency Support Functions (ESFs) is the grouping of governmental and certain private sector capabilities into an organizational structure to provide support, resources, program implementation, and services that are most likely needed to save lives, protect property and the environment, restore essential services and critical infrastructure, and help victims and communities return to normal following domestic incidents.

Please click on the documents below for the public versions of the emergency support functions.


Note: We are currently working on updating most of our emergency support functions. Please check back soon for when other public versions will be available.


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

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