Emergency Manager Lt. John Hutchins email@example.com
PO Box 1460 Meeker CO 81641
Colorado Office of Emergency Management
Northwest Colorado Fire Management Unit Board Charter
Rio Blanco County Community Wildfire Protection Plan
RIO BLANCO COUNTY WILDFIRE ANNUAL OPERATING PLAN (AOP) 2012
Rio Blanco County Pre-Disaster Natural Hazards Strategic Mitigation Program and Plan
E-mail Submittal for Tier II
Emergency Management Mission Statement
The purpose of emergency planning is to increase the effectiveness and readiness of community emergency and disaster response. by being effective and prepared, emergency planning will aid the community to mitigate the impacts of emergencies and disasters. emergency planning and management shall meet the resquirements of the various state and federal laws as they apply to emergency planning, management and hazardous materials.
The county emergency management team is involved in all aspects of emergency management.
The four Components of Emergency Management are:
Any action taken to eliminate or reduce the degree of long?term risk to human life and property from natural and man?made hazards. Mitigation assumes that society is exposed to risks whether or not an emergency occurs.
Any activity taken in advance of an emergency that facilitates the implementation of a coordinated response in the event an emergency occurs.
Any action taken immediately before, during or directly after an emergency occurs to save lives., minimize damage to property, and enhance the effectiveness of
A short?term activity to return vital life?support systems to minimum operating standards and long?term activity designed to return life to normal or improved levels.
Rio Blanco County Sheriff's Office in constantly striving to meet the increasing need to respond to emergency situations in Rio Blanco County. The response area covers 3,263 square miles. There are many natural resource production facilities in the county, such as oil, gas, coal, and nahcolite. These, coupled with naturally occurring hazards, require constant vigilance by the Emergency Response agencies in the county.
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