Mission Statement

Office of Emergency Management Mission Statement

The mission of Nassau County Office of Emergency Management is to maintain a high level of preparedness, to protect the citizens of Nassau County; to mitigate loss of life and vital assets prior to, during, and immediate aftermath of a disaster; and to facilitate the speedy recovery of Nassau County in the mid and long term intervals following a disaster.

Nassau County Office of Emergency Management Description 

Nassau County's Office of Emergency Management (OEM) has the statutory responsibility to coordinate all County emergency response plans. OEM's responsibilities are to identify vulnerabilities, effectively mitigate disasters, public education, respond to all-hazard emergency situations, protect Nassau County's first responders, ensure continuity of government and business, and to facilitate an effective recovery. OEM will coordinate with local, state, and federal agencies, as well as private entities to develop, maintain, and implement the Emergency Operations Plan (EOP).