News From Guernsey County Emergency Management Agency
COLUMBUS — The Ohio Safe Room Rebate Program is once again accepting applications. The program provides a rebate for the purchase and construction/installation of tornado safe rooms for Ohio homeowners selected for the program. “The entire state of Ohio is […]
Winter is coming! Are you ready? View in FEMA Multimedia Library HERE ARE SOME TIPS FOR WINTER PREPAREDNESS: Winterize your home by adding insulation to walls and attics, caulking and weather-stripping doors and windows and installing storm windows or covering […]
Ways to become involved: Help get your business, campus, faith-based organization and community prepared for an emergency. Take SKYWARN training and become a trained weather spotter. Develop a preparedness program for your business, campus, house of worship to plan for […]
Week 3: September 17-23 Practice and Build Out Your Plans Here some suggestions: Maintain an emergency savings account for use in case of emergency. Know how to access community resources- (shelters, food banks, etc.). Make digital copies of important documents […]
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