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Emergency Management

Fire on the Hillside PictureElko County is required to ensure awareness of, prevention of, preparation for, mitigation of, respond to, and recover from an emergency or disaster in order to provide assistance that saves lives, and protects health, safety and property. 

These emergency or disaster situations my range from a small, localized event to a large scale event which requires a presidential declaration. 


The mission of the Office of Emergency Management is to facilitate and support all resources that will enable Elko County, first responders and the citizens of Elko County to prepare for, respond to, mitigate and recover from all hazards and emergencies.
Flooded Highway Picture “We will be resilient.” 
Elko County is a “Storm Ready Community”