Emergency Management

Mission


Our mission is to provide the leadership and support to save lives and protect property from all types of hazards through a comprehensive, risk-based, all hazards integrated emergency management program of mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery.

CivicReady Emergency Notification

CivicReady provides geographic-based hazard warnings through text messages, email, and phone calls. Citizens may sign up for the alerts by visiting the website: http://ks-renocounty.civicready.com.

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Goals


  • Creation of a local emergency management partnership with other local, state, and federal government agencies, volunteer organizations, and the private sector.
  • Establishment of local integrated management system with local partners which is comprehensive, risk-based, and all-hazards in approach.
  • Make hazard mitigation the foundation of the local management system.
  • Provide a rapid and effective response to any emergency or disaster.
  • Strengthen local emergency management and revitalize the cadre of emergency responders in Reno County.

Responsibilities


  • Planning
  • Coordinate Development and Upkeep of Local Emergency Operations Plan
  • Administrative Arm of the Local Emergency Planning Committee
  • Review and Coordinate Emergency Plans of Private and Public Agencies