The Lehigh County Emergency Management Agency is tasked with providing planning for:
The Lehigh County EMA also assists in planning for:
Emergency Operations Center (EOC)
In the event of an impending emergency or disaster, the Lehigh County Emergency Operations Center (EOC) will be activated. The purpose of the EOC is to manage the emergency response and coordinate the distribution of resources to a disaster incident. Highly trained and experienced personnel staff the EOC when it is activated and becomes operational. Capable individuals having the authority, flexibility, imagination and initiative needed to make command and coordination decisions (relative to their field of expertise) necessary during emergency operations are recruited. EOC staffing includes the following: Coordinator, Operations, Police, Fire, EMS, HazMat, Public Information, Elected Officials, Situational Analysis, Communications, Mass Care, Transportation, Radio Amateur Civil Emergency Services (RACES), Radiological, Public Works (Utilities) and School Services.