About the Emergency Management Department
Since the creation of EMD in May 2015, the department diligently works to implement a novel, all-hazards approach to emergency management with integrated programs for our Riverside County Operational Area stakeholders. EMD addresses the four phases of emergency management - mitigation, preparation, response and recovery – in a unified manner that creates recognized leadership in the fields of emergency management and emergency medical services.
The County of Riverside Emergency Management Department (EMD) enhances the safety and security of the whole community by leading the efforts to mitigate, prepare for, respond to, and recover from emergencies and disasters.
The County of Riverside Emergency Management Department will become a nationally recognized leader in emergency management.
EMD embarked upon a strategic planning process to define the organization's culture and set a framework for common goals and priorities.The strategic plan sets the stage for improved coordiantion and focus among personnel to meet the mission of the department, while embodying our code of ethics.
2018-2021 EMD Strategic Plan
2018-2021 Strategic Plan - Appendix A