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Ohio Emergency Management Agency
ODPS
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Welcome to the ODPS Emergency Management Agency

 

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Ohio Emergency Management Agency EMAP Accreditation

September is National Preparedness Month

Week 4 (September 18-24) Individual Preparedness
Take individual steps to prepare for a disaster, today

      Don't Get Caught In The Dark.


During this week we will focus on:

  • Understanding actions you can take to be prepared for emergencies.
  • Being aware of specific needs you may have if an emergency strikes like: medication, power needs, eye glasses, devices that you may count on, pet needs, etc.
  • Understanding safety tips and protective actions you can take before or during a disaster.
  • Download the FEMA app for disaster resources, weather alerts, and safety tips





    News

08.06.2016:   Thirty-Eight Ohio Students Recognized In Annual State Severe Weather Awareness Poster Contest
07.28.2016:   Ohio Emergency Management Agency Open House, Southeast Regional Office
08.01.2016:   Large FEMA grant helps city buy homes with serious flood damage risk
07.28.2016:   Torrential downpours prompt flash flood warning for Tri-State counties
07.25.2016:   First Responders Learn How To Handle Hazardous Materials
more news...



Sima Merick, Executive Director



EMA Timeline Video



    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.




    Ready.gov - Waiting

Ready.Gov - Waiting
ReadyOhio!

Visit www.ready.ohio.gov

Emergency Management


OCSWA!



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.


Features


Know how to plan for specific needs before a disaster.

Disability Training

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Emergency Contact Information  

Next of Kin

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.