The Floyd County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) is responsible for preventing and minimizing injury to people and damage to property resulting from emergencies or disasters of man-made or natural origin.
Our Vision Statement:
We are an organization of caring professionals pioneering creative advancements to the ever-changing needs of our community.
Our Motivating Values:
- Dedication to the citizens of Floyd County
Our Mission Statement:
The Floyd County Emergency Management Agency is the lead local agency for coordinating emergency and disaster response activities. Our mission is to provide a comprehensive and aggressive emergency preparedness, response and recovery program for the citizens of Floyd County. Our goal is to save lives, protect property, and reduce the effects of disasters through mitigation programs. We will protect life and property while enhancing the quality of life for the citizens in our community.
2014 National Preparedness Campaign set for September!
"Be Disaster Aware, Take Action to Prepare"
Week 1- September 1-7: How to… Reconnect with Family After a Disaster.
Week 2- September 8-14: Know How to plan for specific needs before a Disaster.
Week 3- September 15-21: How to… Build an Emergency Kit.
Week 4 & 5- September 22-30: How to… Practice for an emergency.
This year's Resolve to be Ready campaign focuses on 'Family Connection' to reinforce the importance of parents including their children in preparedness conversations in advance of potential disasters. The Ready campaign makes an emergency preparedness resolution easy to keep by recommending families consider these three ideas when making a plan: who to call, where to meet and what to pack.
Click HERE to connect to age-appropriate tools and resources to introduce conversations about disaster preparedness to children. You will find a downloadable family emergency plan, emergency kit checklists and guidelines on how to make preparedness a year-round family activity.
Basic Emergency Supply List
Build A Kit
CERT Training Materials
Emergency Food Suggestions
Emergency Telephone Number Form