Johnson County Emergency Management is the department of local government charged with developing and maintaining the comprehensive emergency management program intended to reduce vulnerability to hazards and enable the community to cope with significant emergencies and disasters.
The comprehensive emergency management program includes our many partners who share you the citizen as our common customer. Our collective efforts include the mitigation of, preparedness for, response to, and recovery from threats to public safety from all hazards. Potential hazards include; severe weather, earthquakes, chemical, hazardous material incidents, public health emergencies, civil disorder, acts of terrorism, explosions, power failure, aircraft and other transportation-related emergencies, mass casualty incidents, as well as any other threats to the health and safety of the public.
Johnson County Emergency Management protects our community by coordinating and integrating activities necessary to build, sustain, and improve the capability to mitigate against, prepare for, respond to and recover from threatened or actual natural disaster, acts of terrorism, or man-made disasters.