Emergency Management System
Emergency Management is a system of organized analysis, planning, decision-making and assignment of resources to mitigate, prepare for, respond to, and recover
from the effect of all hazards that affect our community.
It is the responsibility of the Office of Emergency Management to preserve, maintain, and/or reconstitute civic government ability to carry out the executive, legislative, and judicial process under the threat of occurrence of any emergency or major disaster that could disrupt normal daily operations.
Its primary day-to-day operation is to identify and to mitigate the effects of natural, technological, environmental emergencies in so far as possible by means of preparing for and responding and recovering from their effects on the community.
Goals of Emergency Management
To ensure the continuity of Government, to coordinate emergency preparedness efforts, to establish, coordinate, and manage the Emergency Operations Center
, manage effective and efficient recovery efforts of government, and maintain contact with the citizens its serves.
The Office of Emergency Management gives public education presentations on disaster preparedness to groups within the City of Richardson. Please contact the Office of Emergency Management
to request a presentation.