Emergency Services

 Emergency Management General Information

Emergency Management Mission Statement:
The Davidson County Office of Emergency Management works to protect the citizens of Davidson County through an Integrated Emergency Management framework encompassing the phases of mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery. Working in partnership with local, state, federal and private entities, Davidson County Emergency Management seeks to provide a seamless and comprehensive Emergency Management program for all of the citizens of and visitors to Davidson County.

A vibrant and progressive disaster resistant community.

Strategic Goals
Prevention: Reduce demand for emergency interventions. Efforts include:
  • Scenario Planning
  • Preparedness Exercises
  • Public Education
  • Hazard Mitigation

Response: Maintain a 7 day, 24 hour on-call posture for both high impact (mass
casualty) and low impact events, including:
  • Search and Rescue
  • Recovery
  • Natural Disasters (wind, flood, fire, and earthquake)
  • Technological Disasters

Recovery: Responsibilities include:
  • Compiling Damage Assessment
  • Initiating Requests for State and Federal Disaster Assistance Funds
  • Coordinating of Delivery of Relief Supplies.
  • Curfew and Re-Entry Coordination

Davidson County Emergency Management may respond on scene as
deemed appropriate to serve as a liaison between the Incident Commander and Outside Agencies. The EM Coordinator, Emergency Services Director or their designee, shall coordinate all requests for State or Federal Agency Support.
To contact the Emergency Management Coordinator, please call Alton Hanes at (336) 242-2270