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Ohio Emergency Management Agency

Welcome to the ODPS Emergency Management Agency

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    Ohio EMA News

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    Latest Releases

08.05.2014:   Forty-Three Ohio Students Recognized In Annual State Severe Weather Awareness Poster Contest
08.04.2014:   Kasich Administration Supports City Of Toledo Decision To Lift Water Advisory
08.02.2014:   American Red Cross Coordinates with Emergency Managers to Assist in Water Distribution
08.02.2014:   Emergency Declaration Expanded to Include Fulton Co.
08.02.2014:   Gov. John Kasich Declares Emergency - Algae Contaminant found in water system in Toledo
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    News In 90


News in :90 is our weekly compilation of ODPS events and social media comments from the previous week – all in 90 seconds! Click the News in :90 icon above to see what we’ve been up to.

Emergency Management


Ohio Committee for Severe
Weather Awareness

Safer Ohio App Tutorial

Get Ready Ohio!

The Safer Ohio App—Ohio’s multi-function, mobile public safety tool for reporting suspicious activity, requesting emergency or roadside help, and monitoring traffic conditions. Get it at the App Store or on Google Play.


Safest Place During Tornado

Safest Place During Tornado

Safest Place During Tornado

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Next of Kin logo Emergency Contact Information  

Next of Kin (NOK)

Adds emergency contact information to your driving record, for law enforcement purposes only, in the event one of your family members would need to be contacted regarding an emergency situation.
You can now allow your emergency contact person(s) to share your current medical information with medical professionals providing emergency medical treatment, if you are ever involved in an emergency or otherwise unable to communicate.