Marion County Emergency Management
Mission, Vision and Goals
The Marion County Office of Emergency Management will ensure, through coordination with County and Local shareholders that the county is prepared to respond to, and recover from, all natural and man-made emergencies. This office will provide the leadership and support to reduce the loss of life and property through an all-hazards emergency management program of mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery throughout Marion County.
Our vision is for governmental, volunteer and private organizations, with effective plans, necessary resources, and training for variable and efficient disaster response. To maintain and improve the capability to successfully work together to mitigate against, prepare for, respond to, and recover from all-hazards related emergencies and disasters.
Identify and assist in the mitigation of natural and human-caused hazards.
Develop and maintain plans for major emergencies / disasters that build on and complement the existing operational policies and procedures of local emergency response agencies.
Establish an annual training program that develops and maintains necessary emergency management skills, including conducting exercise to test agency / department emergency response plans and procedures.
Provide the direction and coordination to identify and manage the additional resources needed for a major emergency / disaster response.
Gather and disseminate information to the public, media and local government agencies to assist in the preparation, response and recovery from major emergencies / disasters.
Serve as the focal point for coordination and liaison of activities between local, state and federal government in the response to and recovery from major emergencies / disasters.
Comply with Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Oregon Emergency Management (OEM) requirements for receipt of program funds.