What Emergency Management Does

 

  • Conduct emergency and disaster preparedness seminars;
  • Provide registration for Special Needs clients;
  • Provide Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training to communities interested in developing teams;
  • Develop community wide emergency response plans and guidelines;
  • Monitor severe and tropical weather conditions;
  • Review emergency plans for residential health care facilities and other entities;
  • Provide mutual aid assistance to other jurisdictions;
  • Provide technical assistance to emergency management programs;
  • Collect and distribute emergency related information during events;
  • Represent Glades County on local and State response and planning groups;
  • Conduct and participate in emergency drills and exercises;
  • Conduct and coordinate training for responders, businesses and citizens.