The mission of the Summit County Office of Emergency Management is to provide coordination of elected offices and county departments in preparedness, protection, mitigation, response, and recovery to emergencies and disasters.
Summit County has a number of hazard risks, including avalanches, floods, wildfires and severe weather, among others. Learn more about hazard risks in Summit County.
Natural Hazard Plans
Summit County has worked with many other local agencies to create plans to reduce long-term risks to people and property from natural hazards, such as wildfire, drought, landslides and floods. Learn more about Summit County's natural hazard plans.
Emergency and Disaster Preparedness
It's important for individuals, businesses and families to prepare for emergencies and disasters before they ever happen. Find resources on emergency and disaster preparedness.
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA): FEMA supports citizens and first responders to ensure that as a nation we work together to build, sustain and improve our capability to prepare for, protect against, respond to, recover from and mitigate all hazards.