Emergency Management

Mission Statement

The Davidson County Office of Emergency Management works to protect the citizens of Davidson County through an Integrated Emergency Management framework encompassing the phases of mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery. Working in partnership with local, state, federal and private entities, Davidson County Emergency Management seeks to provide a seamless and comprehensive Emergency Management program for all of the citizens of and visitors to Davidson County.

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A vibrant and progressive disaster resistant community.

On-Scene Response

Davidson County Emergency Management may respond on scene as deemed appropriate to serve as a liaison between the Incident Commander and Outside Agencies. The Emergency Management Coordinator, Emergency Services Director or their designee, shall coordinate all requests for State or Federal Agency Support.

Strategic Goals


Reduce demand for emergency interventions. Efforts include:

  • Hazard Mitigation
  • Preparedness Exercises
  • Public Education
  • Scenario Planning


Maintain a 7 day, 24 hour on-call posture for both high impact (mass casualty) and low impact events, including:

  • Natural Disasters (wind, flood, fire, and earthquake)
  • Recovery
  • Search and Rescue
  • Technological Disasters


Responsibilities include:

  • Compiling Damage Assessment
  • Coordinating of Delivery of Relief Supplies.
  • Curfew and Re-Entry Coordination
  • Initiating Requests for State and Federal Disaster Assistance Funds