Emergency Management Emergency Management can be defined as:
"the preparation for and the carrying out of all emergency functions necessary to prevent, prepare for, respond to, recover from, and mitigate emergencies and disasters caused by all natural, technological, or human-caused hazards. Its’ overarching goals are to save lives, prevent injuries, protect property, and protect the environment."
Several entities make up the structure of Emergency Management in the United States.
FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency) is the primary agency .
HSEM (Homeland Security and Emergency Management)
County Level Rice County Emergency Management
Local Level City of Faribault
Emergency Management Functions
Fire Chief Dustin Dienst is the Director of Emergency Management for the City of Faribault.
Blue Collar Festival Emergency Action Plan
Continuity of Operations (COOP) Plan
Coordinate Jurisdictional Response to Emergencies and Disasters
Develop and Implement Public Warning System
Emergency Operations Center (EOC) Management
Faribault Armed Forces Reserve Center Sheltering Agreement
Heritage Days Festival Emergency Action Plan
Milestone Senior Living Emergency Action Plan
Mobile Home Park Severe Weather Shelter Agreements
Mutual Aid Agreements
Rice County Fair Emergency Action Plan (Collaboration with Rice County Emergency Management)
Serves as Liaison with other Emergency Management Agencies (County, State, and Federal)