The City of Stafford Department of Emergency Management (DEM) serves the citizens of Stafford by directing and coordinating emergency management and homeland security programs to prevent/mitigate, prepare for, respond to, and recover from emergencies and disasters.
The City of Stafford DEM shall continue to develop and maintain a leading edge, all-hazards emergency management and homeland security program that encompasses all organizations in the public and private sectors. This will include citizens; government agencies at the city, county, regional, state, and federal levels; school boards; businesses (small and corporate), faith-based; and volunteer agencies. The program will coordinate the comprehensive community planning, training, and exercises needed to ensure maximum efficiency and benefit from hazard prevention/mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery in order to protect lives and property in the City of Stafford. The program will be professional, responsive, and shall strive to serve as a model municipal Emergency Management agency.
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