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Is your family prepared for wildfire?

Wildfire as you think about it happens mainly out west……right?  Although out-of-control wildfire is not as common here, it could happen.  Where do you live?  Near a forested area?  Even in town, it could happen.  Every family should be prepared […]

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What is Emergency Management?

  Emergency Management is an essential government service that has an office in each of Ohio’s 88 counties. Its purpose is to apply resources and efforts to mitigate, prevent when possible, protect where feasible, and to respond and recover from […]

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Guernsey County EMA Promotes Emergency Notification System at the Older Adult Extravaganza

The Guernsey County Emergency Management Agency had a booth at the Older Adult Extravaganza on May 10th at the Pritchard-Laughlin Civic Center.  The purpose of the booth was to promote the Guernsey County Emergency Notification System.  A big thank you […]

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Prepare Your Business During National Small Business Week

President Trump has proclaimed April 30 – May 6, 2017 as National Small Business Week.  This gives us all the opportunity to celebrate small businesses and the contributions that they make to our communities. We hope that the small business owners […]

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May 5, 2016 – EOC Exercise 2
2015-08-18 – Fred McMullen – NWS – Skywarn Training
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OUR MISSION

The mission of the Guernsey County EMA is to maintain a high level of preparedness, to protect the citizens of Guernsey County, to mitigate the loss of life and vital assets prior to, during, and after a disaster; and to facilitate a speedy recovery.

We focus on continuing programs through Outreach, Coordination, Planning, Training, Exercising.

We prepare for all hazards and for all four phases of emergency management
Mitigation     Preparedness     Response     Recovery