Emergency Management

Welcome to the City of Centralia's Emergency Management Program. This page contains emergency management information, resource lists, and education programs for businesses and residents. It also contains information about the organization of the Emergency Management Division in the Police Department for businesses, residents, and emergency management professionals. The Centralia Municipal Code establishes the Emergency Management Department and the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) within the purview of the City Manager. 

The Emergency Management Division of the City of Centralia is charged with carrying out the following program:

  1. Coordinate the maintenance and exercising of the City's Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan (CEMP), which provides the framework for organizational activities during disaster operations.
  2. Develop and maintain a Hazard Mitigation Plan of the City's All Hazard Mitigation Element, which provides the framework for organizational activities to eliminate or address known hazard areas.
  3. Provide a community education and preparedness program for the residential, school, and business communities to assist them in developing self-sufficiency.
  4. Provide assistance to City departments in training activities for the development of contract-responder capabilities. Foster an atmosphere of interagency cooperation within the City of Centralia and with community groups, county, state, and federal agencies.

Do you have an Emergency Management question? Drop us a line at DEM@cityofcentralia.com

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