Join experts Dr. JoAnn Fites-Kaufman and Pat Leach for Get Firewise: Organize!, on February 25th from 6:00pm-7:30pm, in the Gene Albaugh Room of the Madelyn Helling Library for a presentation on how to inspire, mobilize and organize your neighborhood. Read More
Nevada County recently received funding to assist low income home owners who sustained damages to their homes in the 2017 fires. These funds can be used to assist with repairs and replacement of damaged or loss homes due to the devastating wildfires. Read on...
Thursday, February 7th, the County hosted a Wildfire Prevention Stakeholder Meeting, gathering nearly 70 community leaders from local, state and federal agencies and organizations to increase community resilience to wildfire. Read on...
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Responsibilities & Overview
The Office of Emergency Services (OES) is responsible for coordinating with County departments, local cities, and special districts to mitigate against, prepare for, respond to, and recover from disasters.
OES designs and conducts simulated disaster response exercises, and evaluates emergency staff training. OES also maintains the County Emergency Operations Center (EOC) in a state of readiness.