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Emergency Management Agency (EMA)
Responsibilities

DeSoto County Emergency Management is charged with the development and maintenance of a Comprehensive Emergency Management Program in coordination and planning with local, state, federal, and private agencies in order to protect life and property from natural and man-made hazardous events.

The program seeks to mitigate the effects of an occurrence, respond during emergencies and provide necessary assistance, and to establish a recovery system in order to return the community to its normal state of affairs as soon as possible.

This agency is also charged with establishing, maintaining, and operating an Emergency Operations Center from which officials can conduct operations during emergency / disaster conditions.

Weather Ready NaitonDeSoto County Emergency Management is a Weather Ready Nation Ambassador

NOAA’s Weather-Ready Nation is about building community resilience in the face of increasing vulnerability to extreme weather and water events.


StormReady
DeSoto County Emergency Management is a StormReady community

StormReady, a program started in 1999 in Tulsa, OK, helps arm America's communities with the communication and safety skills needed to save lives and property--before and during the event. StormReady helps community leaders and emergency managers strengthen local safety programs.


Facebook.jpgDeSoto County Emergency Management


Bobby Storey, Director
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EMA Office
260 Motor Scooter Dr.
Nesbit, MS 38651


Emergency Operations Center (EOC)
830 Old Hwy 51 N
Nesbit, MS 38651


Ph: (662) 469-8017
Fx: (662) 469-8131

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