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EMERGENCY PLANNING

 

Emergency Planning is one of the two most important parts of Emergency Management. Emergency Planning is the process of identifying potential hazards, disaster, or emergencies and then designing and developing plans for mitigation, prevention, preparedness, response, and recovery.

The first and most critical part of the Emergency Management Planning Workgroup's mission is the development and updating of the Emergency Operations Plan, which is a comprehensive outline of Harford County's response to any emergency or disaster.

Hazard-specific appendices have been developed for response to an incident involving the Peach Bottom Atomic Power Station, Terrorism Incident Response, Hazardous Material Emergencies,  Hurricanes, Tropical Storms,AdobeDocumentHomepage.gif , Dam and Flood Emergencies, and Severe Weather Emergencies, as well as   Pandemic Influenza.

The Workgroup also develops/maintains an all-hazard comprehensive exercise and training program. Participation in drills/exercises and all-hazard emergency management training allows all members of Emergency Operations, First Responders, and other local and state government departments and agency staff to become familiar with the Emergency Operations Plan in case of the need to implement the Plan.  Many of our drills and exercises are overseen by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Maryland Emergency Management Agency (MEMA).

Emergency Planning:
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Citizens with Special Needs  
Disaster Supply and Go Kits  
Shelter and Evacuation  
Storm Ready  
Tips/Information  
EMERGENCY PLANS FOR
Man-Made Hazards  
Natural Hazards/Disasters  
Pandemic Influenza  
Associated Documents:
Download Document Additional Tips/Information
Download Document Caring for your Pets During an Emergency
Download Document Disaster Action Guidelines for Horse Owners
Download Document Emergency Needs Survey
Download Document Emergency Preparedness
Download Document Emergency Supplies
Download Document Flooding
Download Document H1N1 Flu Updates
Download Document Harford County Hazards
Download Document Helping Children Cope with Disaster
Download Document Hurricanes
Download Document Influenza Pandemic
Download Document NOAA Weather Radio
Download Document Nuclear Incident
Download Document Surviving the Storm 2014 Hurricane Preparedness Guide
Download Document Taking Care of Emotional Needs
Download Document Winter Weather
EMERGENCY ALERT
SYSTEM MESSAGES
Radio Stations with Emergency Alert System messages:
  • WXCY 103.7 FM
  • WHFC 91.1 FM
    EOC has a direct hookup to the Harford Cable Network.
  • Comcast: Channel 21
  • Clearview: Channel 7
  • Verizon: Channel 31
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