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Learn more about the Office of Emergency Management, including the phases of emergency management, governmental affairs, activation levels and the comprehensive emergency management plan.
Get trained to respond to a disaster or hazardous event
Acquire disaster response skills through the Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Program. Classes for certification begin April 15, so register today, as space is limited.
Learn how to prepare during an emergency or disaster
Don't miss this educational video on disaster preparedness against natural and man-made hazards that can impact South Florida. It is important to be informed, make a plan, get a kit, and get involved!
Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan
The Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan (CEMP) establishes the framework to ensure that Miami-Dade County and its municipalities are prepared to deal with these hazards.
EOC Activation Levels:
The Miami-Dade Emergency Operations Center (EOC) operates at one of three levels of readiness in order to carry out its mission. These levels are described and are patterned to closely match the Florida Division of Emergency Management EOC activation levels to maintain consistent definitions.
The Residential Health Care Facility (RHCF) Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan Review Program was introduced as a result of state legislation requiring certain health care facilities to prepare and annually update a comprehensive emergency management plan (CEMP).
Communities Organized to Respond in Emergencies
Miami-Dade Communities Organized to Respond in Emergencies (M-D C.O.R.E.) is a coalition of faith-based and community organizations established to meet the immediate and long-term needs of the community when affected by a disaster. Connections between these organizations and with emergency management professionals can help create more disaster-resilient communities.
Turkey Point Siren Test
A mandatory siren test for the Turkey Point Nuclear Power Plant will occur from 12:45 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. on June 5, Sept. 4 and Dec. 4, 2015. Residents that hear sirens sounding during this time should understand that this is a test and only a test. For more information please call 3-1-1.Back to Top Page Last Edited: Thu Apr 9, 2015 9:47:30 AM
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