We hope that your visit here will help you better understand the various aspects of Emergency Management, the three divisions of the Emergency Management Department, and what it is we do to assist you as members of our community in the event of disaster.
Please take the time to familiarize yourself with the information we have provided on this site. In the event of an actual emergency situation, your knowledge of what to do will be of great benefit to you and your family.
What We Do
Brevard County Emergency Management is responsible for the disaster preparedness of our residents; communication and coordination of emergency services before, during, and after a disaster; development of contingency and preparedness plans; and providing education on how to prepare for and reduce the effects of disasters. Emergency Management is an independent department of the county government, reporting to the Board of County Commissioners through the County Manager's Office.
To provide Brevard County residents, businesses and industries, non-profit organizations, and local governments the education and support necessary to reduce the loss of life and human suffering; to minimize property damage; and to protect environmentally sensitive areas from all types of disasters through a comprehensive, risk-based, all-hazard emergency management program.
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Make sure you always Know Your Risks, Have a Kit, Make a Plan and Stay Informed.
- Your kit should contain enough food, water and medications to support yourself and your family for at least 3 days. If you have pets, include supplies for their needs as well.
- Create your personal disaster plan at http://www.floridadisaster.org/family/. Don’t wait until an emergency is occurring and you are under pressure.
- Stay informed by following @BrevardEOC on Twitter, liking “Brevard County Emergency Management” on Facebook or signing up for text messages (Text Follow BrevardEOC to 40404).