Emergency Management

John Gover

Emergency Management Director

220-B Washington St.

Clinton, Missouri, 64735

Cell: 660-492-2729

Office: 660-383-1061

E-Mail: henrycomoemd@gmail.com

Jeanne Beas

Deputy Emergency Management Director

220-B Washington St.

Clinton,  Missouri, 64735

Cell: 660-890-5044

E-Mail: henrycomoedd@gmail.com

Mission Statement

“… To plan and exercise for events and incidents that are natural, technological or human-caused hazards to protect lives, property and infrastructure of Henry County”

 

EMERGENCY PROGRAM MANAGER

The duties outlined below are typical of those performed by the local Emergency Program manager during non-emergency periods:

  • Identify and analyze the effects of hazards that threaten the jurisdiction.
  • Keep the chief executive of the jurisdiction fully informed on emergency management activities.
  • Work closely on a cooperative basis with the departments of local government and community organizations in developing emergency management plans and capabilities.
  • Work with local officials in the development of a hazard mitigation program to eliminate or reduce potential hazards.
  • Inventory manpower and material resources from governmental and private sector sources that would be available in an emergency.
  • Identify resource deficiencies and work with appropriate officials on measures to correct them.
  • Develop an Emergency Operations Center (EOC) as a site from which key officials can direct and control operations during an emergency.
  • Develop and maintain emergency communications systems.
  • Establish a system to alert key public officials and warn the public in the event of an emergency.
  • Establish an emergency public information system.
  • Develop continuity of government procedures and systems.
  • Establish and maintain a shelter and reception and care system.
  • Develop a training program for emergency response personnel.
  • Develop a public education program.
  • Develop a test and exercise program.
  • Assist in the establishment of mutual aid or cooperative assistance agreements to provide needed services, equipment, or other resources in the event of an emergency.
  • Coordinate with industry to develop industrial emergency plans and capabilities in support of local government plans.
  • Prepare, submit, and justify the annual emergency management budget.
  • Secure technical and financial assistance available through state and federal programs.

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