|| The Emergency Management Office is a dynamic work area. Each task that is being performed is for the greater good of the entire County. Each day, the office works to answer the question “what if”. Critical incidents and events happen all around us every day. Every local community and citizen needs to be prepared for the many potential man made and natural hazard threats.
Every event that occurs locally, in the State, in the Nation and across the Globe, guide us to plan for something or anything similar here. Does this mean that we are ready for everything? Not for everything, but we strive to stay ahead of the threats. When incidents / events do occur, the Emergency Management Office is the driving force in response and recovery.
The Emergency Management Office works collaboratively with emergency response agencies, utilities, public works and transportation groups, human service agencies, and city, town and village leadership, to plan and prepare for, to minimize the impacts of, and to respond to and protect life and property during disasters and emergencies in Cayuga County.
The mission of the Office of Emergency Management to continually engage our communities and our partners in emergency preparedness and mitigation planning, and to promote cohesive and colaborative relationships in all emergency first responders and support service personnel to ensure effective incident response and recovery.