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Division of Emergency Management
Division Overview
DEPR LogoEmergency Management is a division of the Department of Emergency Preparedness and Response and is located in Norfolk's Emergency Operations Center.

It is responsible for all emergency preparedness program areas within the City of Norfolk.
  • Assists in the development and implementation of comprehensive disaster planning, mitigation, and response activities under the provisions of city and state statutes.
  • Assists in planning for present and future needs and improvements in the Emergency Operations Center's (EOC) operations as related to natural and man-made disaster preparedness
  • Coordinates emergency management by communicating between public and private sectors within the City and surrounding regions and working closely with all aspects of government and private sectors.
  • Conducts emergency management training by scheduling educational classes and instructing in all areas of both natural and man-made emergency planning.
  • Maintains a comprehensive emergency management plan by preparing guidelines, protocols and processes, reviewing all aspects of emergency planning, and understanding governmental programs and how they interact with City of Norfolk emergency management capabilities.

Norfolk Emergency Operations Center (EOC)
The EOC becomes the command and control center during any event and/or disaster, (natural or man-made) and provides a central point for coordinating operational, administrative, and support needs.

It also assists in coordination and communication between Mutual Aid Coordinators and the state Office of Emergency Services during city-wide and state-wide emergency response and recovery operations.

The EOC is used to gather and process information to and from local community partners, volunteer organizations, individuals, and state and federal government agencies.

In addition, the EOC may become responsible for managing the tactical operations of regional resources designed to more efficiently use the pooled or external resources to benefit the city as a whole.

Contact Us
James Redick, Director
James Redick
Director
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Scott Mahone
Scott Mahone
 
Deputy Emergency Mgmt. Coordinator 
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Latoya Vaughn
Latoya Vaughn
Deputy Emergency Mgmt. Coordinator 
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3661 East Virginia Beach Blvd
Norfolk, Virginia 23502
Ph: 757-441-5600
Fx: 757-455-0752