About Fayette County
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The Fayette County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) operates under the
various Federal and State Laws establishing and governing the duties
and responsibilities of the Emergency Management at every level of
The Fayette County EMA adopted the “all hazards” approach
to emergency management or referred to as The Integrated
Emergency Management System.
The goals of the Fayette County Emergency Management Agency as outlined
under our four areas of operation.
To reduce the vulnerability of the populace and property of the county
to injury and loss resulting from natural or man-made disasters.
a) To effectively educate the public regarding their responsibilities
in responding to disasters affecting the county.
b) To work with the numerous emergency response agencies to offer
training and informational seminars to the county emergency responders.
To coordinate prompt and efficient rescue, care and treatment of
persons threatened or victimized by disaster.
To coordinate the rapid and orderly restoration and recovery following
Emergency Management is not a replacement for, police, fire, EMS, Red
Cross, and other important community functions. Rather it is a system
for coordinating and managing the multiple services when all are
responding to a community/county threat.