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The Carson City Fire Department's Emergency Management Division coordinates overall Carson City response to major disasters at the local level. The Emergency Management Division is responsible for assuring the city's readiness to respond to and recover from natural and manmade emergencies, and for assisting citizens in their emergency preparedness, response and recovery efforts. The Emergency Management Division maintains the Carson City Emergency Plan, which outlines the organizational structure for state management of the response to natural and manmade disasters, and assists citizens with emergency preparedness.  The major components of Emergency Management are preparedness, response, and assistance. 

Click on any of the subject areas below to get more information to assist your preparedness.  If you have comments, questions, or concerns we urge you to call us at 887-2210 or send us an email or use our online feedback form.  Thank you!

Disaster Assistance

Disasters can happen at anytime to anyone. Disaster's are a equal opportunity destroyer and do not discriminate against region, boundaries or issues of inequality. You can effectively handle the impact of a disaster to yourself and family through moderate preparation and having a plan in place on how you will react to the disaster.

Emergency Management Links

Many organizations across the United States provide valuable information and services dealing with disaster preparedness and emergency management. Here are just a few of the many resources on the World Wide Web...links and links to links...on Emergency Management.

Earthquake Preparedness

So, you're interested in what you can do to prepare for an earthquake. We're not exactly on the San Andreas fault here in Carson Country, but we're too close for comfort. That's why it pays to be prepared and by checking into this page, you are at least curious!

Flood Preparedness

Welcome to our flood preparedness site. We want to ensure that you have the necessary information to help you prepare for the potentiality of a flood in the Carson City area. Floods can occur in any season, but the greatest threat is posed from rains and the melt off of mountain snow pack which can swell rivers and runoffs to capacity and beyond and wreak havoc.

Hazardous Materials

Welcome to our hazardous materials information page. Hazardous materials are a common and important part of our everyday life. When properly controlled, these materials are useful elements in business, industry, agriculture, and at home. Uncontrolled, they may present a hazard to health and safety, the environment, and property. Clicking on any of the following will provide you information on just about everything related to hazardous materials operations and management.

Hazardous Materials Plan

Hazardous materials are a common and important part of our everyday life. When properly controlled, these materials are useful elements in business, industry, agriculture, and at home. Uncontrolled, they may present a hazard to health and safety, the environment, and property.

Hazardous Materials Transportation Commodity Study

The regional hazardous materials commodity study, conducted in August 2005 is available for viewing and/or downloading.

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Last updated: 9/15/2014 3:33:07 PM