Emergency Management

Emergency Management provides educational training for the public and special interest groups for prevention of and preparedness for natural and man-made disasters. It maintains current emergency operations plans for response when local capabilities are exhausted, and assists during disasters and all hazard events . A major function of this agency is active participation in Pennsylvania Region 13 Counter Terrorism Taskforce.

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Somerset County Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan-DRAFT


Somerset County Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan-DRAFT is now available for public comment.  There are three paper copies located respectively at the Commissioner's Office, 300 N. Center Ave, Suite 500, Somerset, PA 15501;the Planning Commission Office, 300 N. Center Ave, Suite 540, Somerset, PA 15501; and the Department of Emergency Services, 100 East Union St, Somerset, PA 15501. Click here for a digital copy.

 

The public comment period runs from May 7th, 2015 to June 7th, 2015.  All public comments must be submitted in writing no later than June 7, 2015 to Richard B. Lohr, County Emergency Management Coordinator, at the Somerset County EMA Office, 100 East Union St, Somerset, PA 15501.


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Important Info and Facts Regarding the New Somerset County Public Safety Radio System

 

New radio
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EMA Course Offerings

 


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Storm Ready

Address

100 East Union Street
Somerset, PA 15501
EMERGENCY: 911
Non-Emergency: (814) 445-1515
Fax: (814) 444-0799
Fax: (814) 443-1090
Richard B. Lohr
Emergency Management Director



Links

Downloadable Documents
- 2012 Emergency Response Guidebook
- Family Disaster Plan Template
- Family Emergency Card
- FEMA Equipment Rates

NIMS
- National Incident Management System (NIMS) Information
- NIMS compliant Municipalities in Somerset Co
- NIMS Training Guidelines

Online Form
- Special Needs Survey

Pages of Interest
- EMA Activities And Training Pictures
- 2013 Knowledge Center Paul Beatty Award Of Excellence
- 2009 Knowledge Center Paul Beatty Award Of Excellence
- CDC Survival Guide to Safe and Healthy Travel
- CERT Class Interest
- Citizen's Emergency Personal Protection Guide
- Coping with Hot Weather
- Disaster Preparedness for Families with Special Health Care Needs
- DOH Winter Weather Fact Sheet Jan2014
- Emergency/Portable Generator Operating Tips
- Federal Emergency Management
- Flood Risk Management Resources
- Hazard Mitigation Program/Plan
- Information on Flooding
- Local EMC Meetings - 2015
- Medical Emergencies Brochure
- Neighbor Helping Neighbor Cert Programs
- Osha's Guidance on Preparing Workplaces for an Influenza Pandemic
- Pennsylvania Emergency Management
- Pittsburgh Regional Business Coalition
- Private Assets for Region Responders (PARR)
- Ready PA
- Red Cross Response To Cold Weather Events
- Somerset 911
- Somerset 911 Brochure
- Somerset County Amateur Radio Club
- Somerset County Animal Response Team
- Special Preparedness Information at ready.gov
- Spotting and Reporting Suspicious Behavior
- The Medical Reserve Corps (MRC)
- U.S. Department of Homeland Security
- Winter Storm Preparedness Tips

Pandemic Preparedness Checklists
- Business Planning
- Community Planning
- Faith-Based & Community Organizations
- Individual Planning
- Pandemic Influenze Planning
- School Planning

Specialized Teams
- Somerset County Hardous Materials Response Team 600
- Swiftwater Rescue Team
County Annex Office Building
300 North Center Avenue
Somerset, PA 15501
Somerset County Courthouse
111 East Union St.
Somerset, PA 15501