Oakland County, Michigan/Emergency Management

Emergency Management


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 Oakland County Emergency Management

Mission Statement
Dedicated to supporting our Cities, Villages, and Townships through a coordination of effort of logistical support during emergency operations by enhancing our all hazard preparedness posture with comprehensive homeland security initiatives and first responder training.

​​Disasters can strike at any time, anywhere. Oakland County Emergency Management and Homeland Security Department develops and coordinates programs for natural, technological, national security and nuclear emergencies/disasters affecting Oakland County. This involves:

Mitigation: Eliminate, reduce or prevent long-term risk to human life and property from natural and man-made hazards.  
Emergency Preparedness: Advance planning for an emergency that develops operational capabilities and facilitates an effective response in the event an emergency occurs.  
Emergency Response: Action taken immediately before, during or directly after an emergency to save lives, minimize damage to property and enhance the effectiveness of recovery.  
Recovery: 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.​​

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