The Emergency Management Agency is responsible for the judicious planning, assignment and coordination of all available resources in an integrated program of mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery for emergencies of any kind, whether from enemy attack, man-made or natural resources.
The purpose of Emergency Management is to:
- Mitigate the effects of disasters
- Prepare to respond and recover from disasters
- Respond to emergency conditions
- Recover from the effects of disasters
The Lackawanna County Emergency Management Agency is also responsible for organizing all locally available manpower, supplies, equipment and services necessary for disaster emergency readiness, response and recovery.
April 24th – 28th, 2017 is Severe Weather Awareness Week in Pennsylvania
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Director of Emergency Services
Rich Barbolish, ENP
Deputy Director of Emergency Management
Center for Public Safety
30 Valley View Drive
Jessup, PA 18434