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Emergency Management

GRANT COUNTY OFFICE OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT


Vision:


To protect Grant County citizens and visitors through a comprehensive, coordinated all hazard, all threat Homeland Security and Emergency Management program that maximizes the ability of Grant County to be responsive to changing and emerging threats.


Goals:

  • Assist local jurisdictions with the expansion of regional collaboration to prevent, protect, respond to and recover from a terrorist incident, disaster, or emergency.

  • Assist local jurisdictions in procuring proper equipment necessary to enable response to natural disasters or terrorist incidents.

  • Assist local jurisdictions in attaining training to be ready for emergencies.

  • Assist local jurisdictions in implementing an exercise program to follow for local preparedness.

  • Assist local jurisdictions in developing a common operating system throughout the county for response and recovery from a terrorist incident, disaster, or local emergency.

  • Assist local jurisdictions in developing and enhancing statewide interoperable communications capability.

  • Assist local jurisdictions in increasing public/private sector awareness and participation in emergency preparedness.

  • Assist local jurisdictions in identifying and protecting critical infrastructure and key resources.

Gilbert Helton

Emergency Manager

1400 Highway 180 East

Silver City, NM 88061

          -or-

P.O. Box 898

Silver City, NM 88062

575-574-0065 (Office)

575-3137722 (Cell)

575-574-8840 (Central Dispatch)



USEFUL LINKS:


DOH http://www.health.state.nm.us

NWS http://www.srh.noaa.gov/elpaso

ARC http://www.redcross.org

FEMA http://www.fema.gov

NIMS http://www.nimsonline.com

NMROADS http://www.nmroads.com



 
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