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Ohio Emergency Management Agency

ODPS Ohio Emergency Management Agency About Us

About Us

The primary mission of the Ohio Emergency Management Agency is to coordinate activities to mitigate, prepare for, respond to and recover from disasters. This mission is carried out by closely interfacing with local, state and federal agencies in an effort to bring resources of recovery and support to Ohioans impacted by the disaster. In addition to disaster response and recovery, Ohio EMA agency activities include: education, training, planning and preparedness - strengthening Ohio's first responder capabilities and improving communication across the state.

Agency Mission/Vision


Mission Statement
To coordinate activities to mitigate, prepare for, respond to, and recover from disasters.

Vision Statement
A safer future through effective partnerships committed to saving lives and reducing the impact of disasters.