Emergency Management Agency

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.

Links

Wolf Administration Encourages Preparing for Spring and Summer Flooding

Spring Thaw Prompts Fire Safety Tips from State Fire Commissioner

Wolf Administration and Local Leaders Discuss How Restore Pennsylvania will
Benefit Disaster Survivors

www.Ready.gov

Accuweather

PPL Outage Center

PA Emergency Management Agency

National Weather Service, Binghamton

Federal Emergency Management Agency

Disaster Recovery/Disaster Help

River Gauges

Old Forge River Gauge
Archbald River Gauge
Leggett’s Creek Gauge

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Administrative Contacts

David Hahn
Director of Emergency Services
Phone: 570-307-7301
Fax: 570-307-7324
E-mail: hahnd@lackawannacounty.org

Rich Barbolish, ENP
Deputy Director of Emergency Management
Phone: 570-307-7304
Fax: 570-307-7324
E-mail: barbolishr@lackawannacounty.org

Location

Lackawanna County
Center for Public Safety
30 Valley View Drive
Jessup, PA 18434

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