About the Randolph County Office of Emergency Management and 911
The Randolph County Office of Emergency Management is responsible for the planning, coordination, and implementation of all emergency management and Homeland Security related activities for Randolph County. Most of these activities are mandated by the State of West Virginia under West Virginia Code, Chapter 15, Article 5, as well as federal laws and regulations under the Superfund Amendment and Reauthorization Act (SARA) Title III and the Homeland Security Act.
The mission of the Randolph County Office of Emergency Management is to develop and maintain emergency plans and coordinate the use of County, State and Federal resources to prepare, respond, recover and mitigate the effects of natural and man-made disasters on the citizens of Randolph County.
- Provide training for disaster staffing
- Update and maintain an effective Emergency Operations Plan
- Enhance mitigation activities in Randolph County
- Provide easy access of preparedness, planning, and emergency information to the citizens of Randolph County
- Enhance communications with the citizens, local media, community associations and businesses
- Maintain an integrated countywide emergency communications system
- Maintain a fully equipped Emergency Operations Center
- Ensure compliance with NIMS (National Incident Management System) and other Federal and State mandates
911 Center Mission
The Randolph County 911 Center maintains and operates the Randolph County 911 Emergency Communications system in such fashion that all calls, whether emergency or non-emergency in nature, are answered in an efficient and effective manner that assures to the greatest degree possible the safety of responders and the general public; provides such service in a courteous and professional manner; and works at all times to preserve and protect the lives and property of all persons in Randolph County.