What is Emergency Management?This involves preparing for, responding to, and recovering from a disaster or emergency.
Emergency Management Involves:
- Mitigation – Actions taken to prevent hazards from developing into disasters by focusing on long term measures for reducing or eliminating the risk.
- Preparedness – Developing plans of action for implementation when a disaster strikes.
- Response – Taking direct action to save lives, protect property, care for victims, and mitigate the amount of damage.
- Recovery – Actions that involve rebuilding destroyed property, re-employment, and the repair of other essential infrastructure.
Courthouse Closed – Inclement Weather
The Doniphan County Courthouse has closed all county department offices and the courthouse building with the exception of Emergency Services (911 and Law Enforcement) the entire day, Thursday, December 22
From the Kansas 911 Coordinating Council Text to 911 is the ability to send a text message to reach emergency 911 call takers from your mobile phone or device. However,
10-Digit Dialing Required Soon
On July 16, 2020, the FCC adopted an Order (FCC 20-100) approving 988 as the 3-digit abbreviated dialing code to reach the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline starting July 16, 2022.