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

 

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EMA Course Offerings

 

G-489 Management of Spontaneous Volunteers in Disasters

Description: This course is designed to identify those issues and challenges in the management of spontaneous volunteer; how to manage these volunteer', develop a plan for your community; learn how to utilize and operate a Volunteer Reception Center (VRC). This course will also discuss best practices for managing volunteers including their use by VOADs.

When: Wednesday November 5 and Thursday November 6 2014, 8 A.M. - 5 P.M.

Where: Region 13/Hazmat Building, 113 Runway Road Friedens, PA 15541

Point of Contact: Joel Landis Planner/Trainer 814-445-1515 landisj@co.somerset.pa.us

 

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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
- Pandemic H1N1 Influenza Virus

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
- 2014 PEMA Weather Exercise
- 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 - 2014
- 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
- Swine Flu Information
- 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