Office Of Emergency Management

 
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Office of Emergency Management Mission Statement
The Office of Emergency Management is committed to an “All Hazards” approach to planning, protection, response, mitigation and recovery coordination of any incidents which may impact the safety or general welfare of the citizens of Upshur County.

 Office of Emergency Management Objectives

 Coordinate emergency management activities for Upshur County

 Strengthen the county’s ability to effectively and efficiently mitigate against, prepare for, respond to and recover from all types of natural and man-made emergencies/disasters

 Maintain and update the county’s Emergency Operations Plan (EOP)

 Maintain and operate the county’s Emergency Operations Center (EOC)

 Coordinate for local, state and federal government response and recovery operations during a major emergency or disaster
 Provide timely and accurate public emergency notifications
 Ensure compliance with NIMS (National Incident Management System) and other Federal and State mandate
 Provide assistance and support to all public safety agencies, government entities and private sector partners through planning, training and exercising

Brian Shreves, OEM Director
181 Pallottine Dr,
Buckhannon, WV 26201
kbshreves@upshurcounty.org
Phone: (304) 472-4983
Fax: (304) 472-6539