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  • Victoria City/County Emergency Management Office Victoria City/County Emergency Management Office

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(28.800367,-97.0067)
 

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Mission Statement

To evaluate, understand, plan, prepare for, and respond to the unexpected while teaming actively with other City and County departments, volunteer organizations, and the private sector supporting an effective response, mitigating further hazards, and assisting in recovery. This includes educating and informing the community of issues and actions taken on their behalf.

Description

Build and maintain the framework upon which our community prepares for, responds to, and recovers from natural or man-made disasters or significant emergencies thru...mitigation...by actively exploring new ways to prevent or reduce the impact of disaster...preparedness...understanding to the best of our ability the hazards that our community may face, and striving to plan and coordinate effectively, focusing on effective employment of all governmental efforts, and the integration of private sector and volunteer organizations seamlessly into the planning process...response...actively coordinating the efforts made immediately before, during and immediately after an emergency in order to save lives, minimize property damage and increase the effectiveness of recovery operations......recovery....developing and implementing short-term actions which are taken to assess the damages and reestablish vital life-support systems;; and long=term actions to restore our community to a normal state.

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http://www.victoriatx.org/oem

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