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Response

About Response
Response actions are carried out immediately before, during, and immediately after a hazard impact, which are aimed at saving lives, reducing economic losses, and alleviating suffering. 

Response actions may include:
  • Activating the emergency operations center (EOC)
  • Evacuating threatened populations
  • Opening shelters and providing mass care
  • Performing emergency rescue and medical care
  • Fire fighting
  • Conducting urban search and rescue
 
More Information
For more information, contact Emergency Management at (812) 358-6110.